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Histotechnologist

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Histotechnologist today with St. David's North Austin Medical Center.BenefitsSt. David's North Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Come join our team as a(an) Histotechnologist. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Histotechnologist, you will perform all functions related to preparation of specimens for pathologist examination, including gross examination, preparation and cutting of blocks, and preparation and staining of slides. You will ensure the specimens taken are acceptable and sustainable in the required observation and diagnosis by the Pathologist. You will also be responsible for safety, maintenance, and quality control activities.
    • You will accession specimens with proper patient information, and log specimens accurately with patient data, specimen types and sources
    • You will process, embed, cut, mount and stain specimens
    • You will accurately file slides, cassettes and tissue blocks
    • You will prepare, label, and observe expiration dates on solutions and reagents
    • You will perform immunochemistry procedures and troubleshoot issues that arise during the immunochemistry process
    • You will assist with lab maintenance to include cleaning, restocking, preventative maintenance of equipment, instrument performance checks, and specimen discarding
      What qualifications you will need:Experience
      • 1 year of experience in a histopathology laboratory within the last 10 years, OR successful completion of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited Histotechnology programEducation
        • Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in a science-related fieldLicenses and Certifications
          • Registered Histotechnologist (HTL) - preferredThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).St.
            David's North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with
            more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David's Children's Hospital, St. David's Women's
            Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services
            offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and
            neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.
            St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one
            of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St.
            David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two
            local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.
            HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
            delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

            HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Histotechnologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Histotechnologist, Other , Austin, Texas

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