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Histotechnician II (Reg) - BJH

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the RoleAre you interested in gaining experience in our laboratory? Here at BJC Health Care, we offer state-of-the-art, cutting-edge, automated technology, providing our patients with high-quality results! Come and join our organization to not only grow your career; but make a positive impact on our patients, our staff, and our community!

  • Benefits Eligible
  • Up to $20,000 Sign-on Bonus
  • Shift: Days M-F 6am - 2:30pm - -
  • Includes rotating Saturdays (no holidays) OverviewBarnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet - hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.Role PurposeResponsible for providing a variety of routine, special and/or complex tests and procedures on tissue and related surgical specimens submitted for histological examination to aid in the confirmation of patient diagnosis. - This role performs a variety of complex and atypical assignments as well as standard work processes and procedures.Responsibilities
    • Trained to perform tissue gross examination as needed. - (Must meet the High Complexity qualifications as written in CLIA 42CFR493)
    • Tasks to include, but not limited to light, frozen, and fluorescent microtomy, embedding, staining, reagent preparation. - Performs immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescent staining - - Performs and documents quality controls. - Selects tissue for control library and maintains control library inventory.
    • Assists with validation of new histochemical and immunohistochemical stains. - Processing, microtomy and staining of non-decalcified bone for metabolic bone disease. - Processing, microtomy and staining of ophthalmic specimens and whole orbit pathology.
    • Understands technical and critical thinking skills to embed, cut and stain tissue from a variety of body sites. - Knowledge of neuropathology, pediatrics and subspecialized anatomic pathology.
    • Provides slides, tissue sections and ribbons for a variety of research and clinical trial protocols. - Prepare slides for whole slide digital imaging during frozen section procedures
    • Performs Other Responsibilities as AssignedMinimum Requirements
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • HTL-ASCP or equiv Preferred QualificationsPreferred Requirements
        • Associate's Degree-Physical/Life Science/related
        • 2-5 years of experience -Benefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- - 401(k) plan- - Tuition Assistance- - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- - -On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Histotechnician II (Reg) - BJH, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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