Histology Technician, Registered
Company: Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide services
based on the physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and other
related criteria appropriate to the age specific and/or cultural
diversity of the population served in his/her assigned area.
Follows specific written procedures for specimen handling and
processing, testing analyses, reporting and maintaining records of
patient test results and Proficiency Survey Testing. Maintains all
equipment and instruments in the Pathology section, performs
instrument calibrations, and prepares all necessary reagents and
stains for tissue/specimen processing. Prepares and stains slides
appropriately including H, Cytology PAP, all special stains, and
immunohistochemistry's. Under supervision, maintains a filing
system for all blocks and slides used for rapid retrieval,
including cases referred for consultation. Adheres to GCRMC
Laboratory QI policies, and documents all QI activities and
corrective actions taken when values fall out of established
ranges. Patient results are not reported until corrective action is
performed and documented. Observes Universal Precautions when
handling patient specimens. Observes all established health and
safety policies, including fire, electrical, sharps, and hazardous
materials. Participates in laboratory process improvement
activities that reduce or eliminate risks to patient safety.
Trained to consider the age of the patient when interacting with
and reporting specimen results. Assists other members of the
laboratory team to complete work assignments in a timely manner.
Actively participates in preparations for CAP, JCAHO, and/or CLIA
inspections. Provides patient care, as appropriate to the age of
the patient, in collaboration with patient, family, and health care
providers, and demonstrates a commitment to professionalism in the
management of patient care.
Keywords: Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, Las Cruces , Histology Technician, Registered, Professions , Alamogordo, New Mexico
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