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Histologic Technologist

Company: Nucleus Healthcare
Location: California
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Nucleus Healthcare is seeking a qualified Histologic Technologist -to join a prestigious academic health system in Columbia, MO. -Take the next step in your career and thrive in an environment where you are respected, challenged, and offered endless opportunities to define your career path!Our partner nurtures a workplace culture you can thrive in.

  • Becker Healthcare's 150 Top Places to Work -
  • "Just Culture" organizationSmall town charm. Big opportunities.Columbia, MO, is an up-and-coming university town in the heart of Missouri known for its
    • prestigious public university
    • healthcare system
    • public schools
    • division 1 sports
    • affordable cost of living and housingWith a thriving cultural and culinary scene, many outdoor activities, and easy access to St. Louis and Kansas City, you can have the best of both worlds: the charm of a small town with the convenience of modern amenities and top-notch healthcare.Benefits that matter.
      • Tuition assistance -from the local top-rated university
        • Up to 75% for you and 50% for spouses and children
        • Includes all locations and online
        • Exceptional retirement program- 8% match on 401k!
        • 100% paid leave for parents and caregivers for up to four weeks - effective January 2024
        • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits, including mental health support
        • Generous PTOPay Rate -
          • Up to $39.99/ hour based on experienceJob DescriptionPrepare tissue, bone, and blood samples by fixing, freezing, embedding, cutting, staining, mounting, and examining the specimens according to routine and specialized histologic techniques. Develop and troubleshoot procedures in order to maintain the quality of services provided.
            • Perform and refine immunohistochemical techniques for the diagnosis of pathologic conditions in tissues, cytology, and hematology preparations.
            • Perform and refine advanced procedures for the evaluation of enzymes in tissues, specifically muscles. Perform initial handling, division, and preparation of nerves, muscles, tissues, and kidneys in order that subsequent procedures may be performed.
            • Modify techniques and/or procedures, within acceptable limits, to meet special conditions or expedite diagnosis.
            • Cut frozen sections in order that tissue may be further evaluated through special stains.
            • Develop and implement new procedures as they are published in the literature or modify current procedures in order to stay abreast of current laboratory trends.
            • Sharpen knives to the proper angle and sharpness necessary to cut high-quality tissue sections. Troubleshoot any procedure or staining technique in order to maintain high quality. Maintain reagents on hand at all times.
            • Maintain laboratory equipment so that proper quality control is maintained and data is always current.
            • May complete unit/department-specific duties and expectations as outlined in department documents.Required Qualifications
              • Bachelors Biology Required Bachelor's degree in biological science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired. Histology program or one (1) year experience in a histology laboratory. Histotechnologist (ASCP-HT or ASCP-HTL) certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) within one (1) year as a condition of continued employment in this job classification.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. The employee may be required to ambulate, remain stationary, and position themself to reach and/or move objects above the shoulders and below the knees. The employee may be required to move objects up to 10 lbsNucleus HealthcareWho We Are -Purpose-built, patient-minded, and mission-driven, Nucleus is trusted by major hospitals, health systems, and life sciences organizations with a vision to redefine how healthcare does business. - -What We Do -Nucleus Healthcare ("Nucleus") delivers next-generation human capital management to empower people who power healthcare. Rooted in talent management, Nucleus provides services and solutions that have yielded more than 7,500 hires in healthcare for all levels and roles. -Our Mission - -Empower the people who power healthcare. -Our Vision - -Redefining the way healthcare does business. -Our Values -We deliver results --- We are committed --- We are precise --- We are change agents --- We are ONE team --- We are fueled by passion and purpose -#appcastmu

Keywords: Nucleus Healthcare, Columbia , Histologic Technologist, Other , California, Missouri

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