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Methodist Hospital

Histology Technician Team Lead

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators • Job ID: 02531-106149

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 Methodist Hospital 
Histology Team Leader
Laboratory Department
Full Time - Non-Exempt
Monday through Friday - 1:00pm to 9:30pm
 
 

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Laboratory department. Submit your application today!

 

 

Benefits:
 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Seeking a Histology Team Leader to join our team who coordinates and monitors the day-to-day work of histology employees; assists Manager with schedule management and personnel management activities; provides technical – level services in the area of expertise.

 
What you will do in this role:
  • Coordinates and monitors daily activities of histology employees; assists Manager in personnel management activities that may include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, evaluating performance; making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance.

  • Prepares and processes surgical, autopsy, bone marrow, body fluids, and biopsy specimens for gross and microscopic examination by a pathologist. Prepares frozen sections of surgical specimens for microscopic examination by a pathologist. Prepares solutions for stains and special procedures. Performs the more advanced and specialized histology techniques.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on common instruments and keeps records of maintenance as prescribed. Understands and performs basic quality control: identifies quality control problems, participates in quality assurance monitors.

  • Assures that results are satisfactory for pathological examination. Demonstrates pro-active problem solving skills to include identifying a problem and taking appropriate action; knows when to seek guidance to complete troubleshooting protocol; communicates necessary information to Manager.

  • Acts as a resource to customers, both within the department and outside the department. Accepts responsibility for own development to include cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments.

  • Reviews, updates and writes histology laboratory procedures.

 

 

   

 

Qualifications

 

 
Education: 
  • High school diploma or equivalent

     
Experience: 
  • 5 years of experience in clinical laboratory or histopathology.

 
Preferred:
  • Baccalaureate Degree
 
License, Certificates, or Registrations:
 
  • Required: One of the following - MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (AAB), CLS (NCA), MLT (ASCP), HT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP), or MT (HEW).

 

 

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 1013 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.
 
As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.
 

 

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

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