Yale New Haven Health System

HISTOTECHNOLOGIST-PER DIEM

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
61548
Department
LAB - HISTOLOGY
Category
TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
AS NEEDED
Work Days
MONDAY-FRIDAY
Work Hours
AS NEEDED; MUST BE FLEXIBLE
Work Shift
NONE
Requisition ID
2017-15076

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs diversified routine and technical tests. Exercises initiative and judgement to solve problems. Maintains thorough knowledge of instrumentation reagents and safety.Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Maintains a thorough understanding of technical and procedural aspects of the department.
    • 1.1 Evaluates, implements, and practices new methodologies per department guidelines as noted by supervisor.
  • 2. Performs tests with theoretic understanding of Q.A. to be able to monitor results.
    • 2.1 Identifies and handles technical and procedural problems within lab policy Q.C. and Q.A. guidelines with little supervision as noted by direct observation.
  • 3. Performs routine maintenance of equipment and instruments.
    • 3.1 Attends necessary training on new and existing equipment for proper usage instruction as noted in equipment file.
  • 4. Solves problems and makes decisions as required in day-to-day activities.
    • 4.1 Analyzes and resolves problems independently as appropriate as noted by Pathologist feedback and supervisory observation.
  • 5. Communicates with other health care professionals to contribute to a team effort.
    • 5.1 Actively involves self in staff discussions and meetings as noted by observation and feedback.
  • 6. Continues professional development.
    • 6.1 Interacts with peers at state conventions and hospital seminars when possible as noted by attendance records and feedback.
  • 7. Provides instruction in basic theory, technical skills, and application of test procedures to staff and students.
    • 7.1 Provides in-service to staff after attendance of workshop/conference as noted by staff feedback.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Bachelors degree in related science with HT or HTL registry or intent to pass within 2 year training period.

 

 

LICENSURE

 

HT OR HTL (ASCP)

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. They must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. They are occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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