Pathology Support Tech (PST), Weekdays 10am-2pm, Pathology

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Dec 09, 2021
Closes
Dec 18, 2021
Ref
R-017541
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare and Capital Choice Pathology Labs seeks to hire a Pathology Support Technician who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Pathology Support Tech you will:
•Provides technical and/or administrative support for the Pathology department gross rooms and/or offices at various locations.
•Ensure patient safety when accepting specimens from internal hospital departments and external physician clients
•Collaborate and partner with professional and clinical staff solving specimen handling issues, including incorrectly submitted specimens with emphasis on minimizing risk to patients
•Meet high quality standards in regards to irretrievable nature of patient specimens
•Proficiently use and accession specimens using LIS system with high level of precision, i.e., Cerner, Copath, Word, Excel and other customized programs
•Monitor and document instrumentation quality assurance records and participate in improvement initiatives
•Comprehend instrumentation variances on daily basis, trouble shoot equipment and other quality issues when appropriate
•Troubleshoot any issues with specimens for resolution while demonstrating problem solving abilities
•Assist with compliance of all professional federal, state, and CAP requirements including all chemical waste management, safety and infection control policies

Qualifications Include:
• High School Diploma or GED required
• 0- 1 years of experience
• Experience with business software applications including Microsoft applications and major Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) preferred

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:

Part time float, 20 hours/week: Monday-Friday 10am-2pm

Float position between UM Capital Region and CCPLab. Mainly working at University of MD Capital Region medical center.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug 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 and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive 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. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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