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Coord Laboratory Technician-Point of Care at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado

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Type: Full Time

Job Description:


SCHEDULE: Full-time

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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.

With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region's referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state's first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region's neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area's only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.

Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at


Under the direct supervision of the Laboratory Manager, coordinates the Path Anatomical Department operation. Histology Coordinator assures that the department meets technical requirements for all regulatory agencies. Evaluates and establishes new procedures and reviews existing policies and procedures, and implement changes where needed. Reviews all quality control in the department and resolves any associated problems. He/she will help develop, implement, and monitor the department budget. The Coordinator will help with new staff orientation and ongoing competencies for all staff in the department. Maintains excellent communication with Laboratory Manager, Laboratory Director and Pathologists. Performs all responsibilities of a bench technologist in Histology. Must be technically proficient and detail-oriented and capable of performing several diverse tasks at the same time. Other related duties as required or assigned by the Laboratory Manager. The Coordinator communicates with other allied health care professionals according to job requirements. He/she maintains current procedural protocols, computer files, equipment maintenance program, and quality control data. Directs the quality improvement program of the Histology department.




* ASCP certification

* Eligible for registry; continued employment will be based on licensure


* AS or BS degree in related sciences preferred


* Two to four years of recent experience in related field


* Must have a working knowledge of the theories and applications of Histology using extensive automated equipment

* Must be able to make independent decisions and demonstrate effective oral and written communication

* Must have the ability to work with departmental instrumentation and systems

* Must demonstrate above average manual dexterity and visual acuity and possess good color discrimination skills

* Must be able to work under pressure and demonstrate ability to coordinate multiple procedures, handle frequent interruptions, and supervise diverse personalities and skill levels

* Must demonstrate good fiscal management skills


* Must be able to work independently within laboratory guidelines; must have the ability to make good decisions about the need to solicit input from the Lab Manager, Laboratory Director and/or Clinical Pathologist(s)

* Must proceed on his/her own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures, and practices prescribed by the Laboratory Management and Clinical Pathologists


* 90 days (minimum)


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