Histotechnologist

Employer
Chesapeake Urology
Location
Beltsville, MD
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Chesapeake Urology is the largest urology practice in the Mid-Atlantic region, providing a comprehensive array of urologic services and treatment options to patients. As one of the most respected and progressive urology practices in the nation, we have over 100 providers throughout our 26 medical offices and 17 outpatient surgical centers. Working in a team environment focused on patient care, our mission is to ensure every patient receives a superior experience. As one of the "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Health Care" and voted a “Best Place to Work” by multiple organizations, we maintain our exceptional patient care and culture by selecting the best people in our field, promoting a healthy and respectful environment, and serving the community through our outreach programs and events. We are proud that our people make us the best and it shows in the superb care we deliver to each and every patient. For more information, please visit our website at www.chesapeakeurology.com. We are seeking a full-time Histotechnologist for our growing Pathology Lab located in Beltsville, MD. This position supports the pathology histology laboratory in preparing, processing, and staining of tissue specimens for review by the pathologists. The hours are Monday-Friday from 5:00am - 1:00pm. Histotechnologist Responsibilities: Responsible for accessioning, grossing, embedding, microtomy, performing H&E and papanicolau staining, and cover slipping of all surgical/cytologic specimen slides for microscopic analysis. Loading the blocks on the processor ensuring quality and timeliness of production. Modify and validate procedures and methodologies for immunohistochemistry, special staining and other related staining. Organize cases by matching slides with appropriate paperwork and/or laying slides out in slide folders. Provide maintenance or troubleshooting of equipment and automated instrumentation within the laboratory. Assists supervisor in meeting department regulatory agency requirements (CAP, CLIA, etc.) Performs quality control procedures per protocol and completes necessary documentation. Maintain supplies and other inventory. Perform other laboratory and office duties as assigned by manager. Keywords: Histotechnologist, Histotech, HTL Certification Company Description Chesapeake Urology Associates is the largest urology practice in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic Region. Our urologists deliver the most innovative and compassionate urology care available. Composed of 90 of the mid-Atlantic region's top urologists, including many who are fellowship trained, 4 radiation oncologists, and two urologic pathologists, Chesapeake Urology provides the convenience of 26 urology centers and 17 surgical centers throughout the greater Baltimore, Maryland area. Our experienced, board-certified urologists use advanced treatments to manage all types of urological problems for adults and children, including the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System and many other laparoscopic and minimally invasive urological procedures. CUA's commitment to quality urological services extends far beyond its many centers. Fifteen CUA physicians play a leadership role by heading the urology services in their respective hospitals. CUA is also highly involved in community events, including the sponsorship of the Zero Prostate Cancer Challenge, a 5K/10K run that raises awareness and money for prostate cancer research. Funds raised are donated to ZERO- The Project to End Prostate Cancer and the American Urological Association Foundation. Chesapeake Urology is dedicated to its patients and the community it serves. Its doctors and staff strive each day to make CUA into the most respected urology practice in the country. View our employment video describing our company culture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2SltUrzB1E

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