Histology Assistant I

Histology Assistant I

Kootenai Medical Center | Cda, ID, 83816, US
Salary Range:$24,000 – $27,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Histology Assistant I If you have pathology, histology, or other lab experience and like working behind the scenes in the lab, we#d love to meet you! Shift: 0700-1730, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday # No weekends! Position Summary: Under immediate supervision, position accessions pathology specimens, prepares frozen sections for diagnosis, assists pathologists with specimen grossing and workstation prep, prepares and stabilizes specimens for referral, and manages specimen and slide retention and handling. Responsibilities: Performs order entry in applicable LIS Receives #specimens and performs all pre-analytical processes related to pathology examination Verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis or referral Demonstrates customer service skills in answering phone calls and questions from internal and external healthcare staff Performs all assigned duties related to the designated area of the lab May assist in other areas of the lab if trained/competent as needed Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job Performs other related duties as assigned Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assigned Requirements and Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required Previous laboratory experience preferred Working Conditions: Must be able to lift and move up to 25 lbs Must be able to maintain a standing and/or sitting position Typical equipment used in a clinical job Must be able to stoop crouch or bend Exposure to needles, blood and body fluids, etc. About Kootenai Health Kootenai Health is a highly esteemed health care organization, serving patients throughout northern Idaho and the Inland Northwest. We pride ourselves on our outstanding reputation as both an employer and a health care provider. We have been recognized with many accolades and distinctions including being recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace, No. 1 Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations, and Magnet# Status for Nursing Excellence. We are a proud member of the highly regarded Mayo Clinical Care Network, giving us access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise. As your next employer, we are excited to offer you: 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Benefits start 1st of the month following 30 days of employment A tuition assistance program available after 90 days. If you want to further your education, we#ll help you pay for it Kootenai Health will match your contributions in a defined contribution 457 retirement plan based on years of service ranging from 3-6 percent. Kootenai Health will contribute an amount equal to two percent of your gross earnings Competitive salaries with night, weekend and PRN shift differentials An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program. Including a MyHealth corporate team, onsite financial seminars and coaching Employees receive discounts at The Wellness Bar, PEAK Fitness, various cell phone carriers, and more Robust and interactive employee bonus program, utilize our mobile ERIN app to alert employees to new positions, make referrals and track your bonuses And much more If you strive to be an integral part of a high quality health care system like Kootenai Health, we want to meet you! If you have questions, don#t hesitate to get in touch with Jessica Van Driel at#jvandriel@kh.org ## We look forward to getting to know you better!# # Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. # #

Histology Assistant I

If you have pathology, histology, or other lab experience and like working behind the scenes in the lab, we'd love to meet you!

Shift: 0700-1730, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - No weekends!

Position Summary:

Under immediate supervision, position accessions pathology specimens, prepares frozen sections for diagnosis, assists pathologists with specimen grossing and workstation prep, prepares and stabilizes specimens for referral, and manages specimen and slide retention and handling.

Responsibilities:

* Performs order entry in applicable LIS
* Receives specimens and performs all pre-analytical processes related to pathology examination
* Verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis or referral
* Demonstrates customer service skills in answering phone calls and questions from internal and external healthcare staff
* Performs all assigned duties related to the designated area of the lab
* May assist in other areas of the lab if trained/competent as needed
* Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
* Performs other related duties as assigned
* Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field
* Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function
* Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assigned

Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent required
* Previous laboratory experience preferred

Working Conditions:

* Must be able to lift and move up to 25 lbs
* Must be able to maintain a standing and/or sitting position
* Typical equipment used in a clinical job
* Must be able to stoop crouch or bend
* Exposure to needles, blood and body fluids, etc.

About Kootenai Health

Kootenai Health is a highly esteemed health care organization, serving patients throughout northern Idaho and the Inland Northwest. We pride ourselves on our outstanding reputation as both an employer and a health care provider. We have been recognized with many accolades and distinctions including being recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace, No. 1 Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations, and Magnet™ Status for Nursing Excellence. We are a proud member of the highly regarded Mayo Clinical Care Network, giving us access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

* 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Benefits start 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
* A tuition assistance program available after 90 days. If you want to further your education, we'll help you pay for it
* Kootenai Health will match your contributions in a defined contribution 457 retirement plan based on years of service ranging from 3-6 percent. Kootenai Health will contribute an amount equal to two percent of your gross earnings
* Competitive salaries with night, weekend and PRN shift differentials
* An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program. Including a MyHealth corporate team, onsite financial seminars and coaching
* Employees receive discounts at The Wellness Bar, PEAK Fitness, various cell phone carriers, and more
* Robust and interactive employee bonus program, utilize our mobile ERIN app to alert employees to new positions, make referrals and track your bonuses
* And much more

If you strive to be an integral part of a high quality health care system like Kootenai Health, we want to meet you!

If you have questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with Jessica Van Driel at jvandriel@kh.org

We look forward to getting to know you better!

Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.