Histotechnologist Supervisor - Ben Taub Hospital - Histology
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
Supervises the operation and performance of the Histology Laboratory (including Autopsy Suite and Frozen Section room). Supervises personnel in procuring, preparing, staining of tissue sections and assisting pathologists in making microscopic diagnoses.
Degree: Bachelor's In Medical Technology, Histotechnology or a related field including biology or chemistry
ASCP Histotechnologist (HTL) preferred
ASCP Histotechnician (HT)
Work Experience: Seven (7) Years Work Experience as a Histotechnician, 2 years in in Immunohistochemical staining techniques with a test menu > 20 stains, Experience with Ventana, preferred
Two (2) Years Supervisory Experience In scheduling, performance management, variance reporting, procedure development and problem resolution
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Excel, P.C.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Flexible
Equipment Operated: Microtome, Automatic Stainer, Automatic Slide coverslipper, Tissue Processor, Cryostat