Pathology Tech at Baylor, Scott & White Health in Temple, Texas

Posted in Other 3 days ago.





Job Description:


Shift/Schedule - 2nd shift 2pm-11pm (1 hr lunch)


Location - Temple


JOB SUMMARY




The Pathology Tech accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS, assist with frozen section specimens, assist with autopsies, inventories and orders supplies, and ensures all cassettes are loaded onto tissue processors at the appropriate time.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE




Accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS following standard procedures.



Assists with frozen section specimens by preparing specimen, correctly cutting specimen using cryostat and staining specimen.



Assists with autopsies by preparing instruments and equipment, preparing decedents for autopsy as well as assists in the performance of autopsies including organ weighing, specimen collection, preservation, and storage.



Loads tissue cassettes onto processors at the appropriate time.



Inventories supplies and ensures there are adequate supplies at all times.



Performs maintenance and minor repairs on equipment as need or as requested.



KEY SUCCESS FACTORS




Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.



Analytical and critical thinking abilities.



Ability to comprehend and communicate instructions.



Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.



Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.



Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.



Ability to work in a team environment.



BENEFITS




Our competitive benefits package includes the following

- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

- Tuition Reimbursement

- PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


QUALIFICATIONS



- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent


- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience