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Histology Supervisor in Killeen, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    18011207
  • Job Function
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Description
Histology Supervisor - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time/Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Manages the policies and procedures as related to the Anatomic Pathology section.
  • Meets all responsibility requirements for a clinical laboratory supervisor as defined and is applicable in state laws.
  • Has knowledge of and understands current College of American Pathology (CAP) accreditation requirements for the department.
  • Adheres to all requirements as required by state law.
  • Responsible for all aspects of histology and cytology services. Ensures the daily efficient operation of the section in a manner consistent with the philosophies of the department director and hospital administration.
  • Ensures continuing education and training are provided for all section personnel.
  • Researches and implements new procedures as needed. Maintains adequate procedure manuals for all tests performed in the section. Prepares and updates as needed, but at least annually, the Anatomic Pathology Section manual.
  • Maintains an active quality control program which encompasses technologists’ and technicians’ performance and education, instrumentation, reagents, supplies and procedure as well as statistical evaluation of results.
  • Operates, calibrates, maintains and supervises operation of all related histology and cytology equipment: establishes and maintains quality control records and all histology/cytology/files. Maintains a complete record of all routine and emergency repairs and preventive maintenance on all equipment.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree, Associates Degree or completion of an accredited Histology program in clinical laboratory science. With an/or emphasis in one of the chemical or biological sciences or, 
  • Board registered or eligible for registry as a histology technologist or cytotechnologist with one of the national registries associated with laboratory practice (ASCP etc.)
  • Five years’ experience as a bench level technologist with emphasis in clinical histology or cytology.
  • HT (ASCP)
  • HTL (ASCP) preferred
 
Job Summary:
Assists and trains other section technical staff, to assist physicians in performance of fine needle aspirations and immediate microscopic evaluation of specimen adequacy.  The time management expectation is 60% is supervisory activity and 40% bench-level technical work.  Reporting to the Anatomic Pathology Section Supervisor are all histology technologists, cytotechnologists, technicians and any others assigned to the department. This position may also be referred to by the alternate title of laboratory section supervisor.  Evaluates the quality of Histology and Cytology preparations, and troubleshoots, coordinates, and addresses quality concerns.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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