Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
Performs a variety of Technical Procedures in Histology.
Able to perform department clerical duties with accuracy and efficiency.
Responsible for the production of routine and special Histology Tests, Stains and slides.
Responsible for producing high quality microscopic slides.
Responsible for following all quality and regulatory standards in performing tasks.
Responsible for maintaining effective communication between coworkers and management.
Actively participates in staff meeting as scheduled.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
Exercises good judgment in conflict resolution.
Responsible for maintaining the necessary levels of confidentiality.
Other duties as assigned.
ASCP certification or eligible preferred.
Education: AS or BS degree in related sciences preferred.
Minimum of 2 years experience that demonstrates the knowledge and expertise necessary.
Working knowledge of all Histology procedures-Embedding, Microtomy, Tissue Processing, Fixation, Decalcification, Routine and Special Staining, and Immunohistochemistry.
Familiar with all equipment in the Histology Laboratory.
Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments or refers to appropriate sources for repairs.
Good communication skills.
Must be able to:
Embed 75 blocks an hour.
Cut 50 slides an hour.
Perform H&E stain with consistent results.
Perform all special stains and IHC procedures without unnecessary repeats.
Cut and stain frozen section in 5 minutes.
Perform all cytology slide preparation work.
Order pathology specimens accurately and efficiently.
Provide quick, accurate customer service.
Perform multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately.
Adjust to changing workload.
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