Laboratory Technician, 4am-12:30pm Shift, Pathology

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Closes
Oct 29, 2020
Ref
R-011462
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare and CCPLab seeks to hire an experienced Laboratory Technician who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Laboratory Technician you will:
• Provide technical support for the Pathology Department at CCPLab.
• Work within the pathology laboratory; slide distribution (primary duty); operation and maintenance of tissue processors; preparation and staining of specimens.
• Demonstrate the ability to work closely interdepartmentally with professional and clinical staff solving specimen handling issues, including incorrectly submitted specimens with emphasis on minimizing risk to patients.
• Demonstrate ability and proficiency to monitor and document instrumentation quality assurance records and participate in improvement initiatives.
• Comprehend instrumentation variances on daily basis, troubleshoot equipment and other quality issues when appropriate.
• Work independently, demonstrate problem solving abilities, and seek out and perform additional duties/tasks.
• Use LIS system with high level of precision, i.e., Cerner, Copath, Word, Excel and other customized programs.
• Assist with compliance of all professional federal, state, and CAP requirements including all chemical waste management, safety and infection control policies.

Qualified candidates will possess:
• High School Diploma required
• Laboratory experience preferred
• Strong attention to detail

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full-time 8 hour shifts. Work Schedule is Monday - Friday 4am - 12:30pm

  • Associates are exposed to laboratory environment that include exposure to chemicals, infectious materials and biohazards.
  • Organizational and cleanliness skills are required to maintain patient specimen integrity.
  • Lab Techs will demonstrate compassion during interactions with patients, physicians, co-workers, and other staff.


Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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