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Histology Lab Assistant Days PT

Company: Englewood Health
Location: Englewood
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: Works with histology staff members to coordinate the movement of histology and cytology specimens within the department. Prepares materials for cytology examination. Provides general lab assistance to the Histology/Cytology section and deals with a variety of office dutiesDepartment: Laboratory - Histology Dept.Location: Englewood, NJStatus: Part-Time / 20 Hours per WeekShift: DaysHours: M-F/10am-6pm (Rotating Weekends)Job Essentials:Receives tissue, organ and other specimens from operating rooms, endoscopy, and other areas of the medical center as well as outside offices.Accessions and efficiently organizes all specimens received. Electronically enters all specimen information into pathology computer system.Places charges in computer for pathology procedures. Prints cassettes and slides using computer system.Follow ups and troubleshoots problem or missing specimen. Gets clarification with outside physicians, nursing units, etc. as needed.Prepares all cytology materials. This incudes logging all sepcimens in the accession log, and generating a computer accession (dirty sheet). Prepares Thin Prep materials according to procedure. Cytocentrifuge body fluids. Prepares and stains smears for cytological examination.Performs and documents all general, cytology instruments, and staining maintenance logs.Prepares cytology specimens on a STAT basis when required. Prepares specimens for send-outs; completes reference lab requisitions, attaches insurance information and diagnoses. Packages specimen properly for transport by courier.Maintains the histology and cytology laboratory in proper order according to all regulatory requirements for quality, cleanliness and safety.Files signed-out slides and blocks.Answers telephone calls for pathology and other department offices using excellent phone etiquette. Transfers calls and/or takes messages for department managers and pathologists.Maintains a high level of quality and safety. Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.Displays a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community.Maintains high standards of service excellence in all interactions with patients, physicians, other departments and co-workers.Perform other duties as requestedEducation Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.Basic knowledge of computers.Good communication skills.Knowledge of medical terminology.Able to multi-task and work in a high pressure environment.Englewood Health, one of New Jerseys leading hospitals and healthcare networks, delivers nationally recognized inpatient and outpatient care through its hospital and network of physician practices, urgent care centers, and imaging centers. Englewood Hospital, founded in 1890, consistently earns high marks for clinical excellence and patient safety. It is recognized as a 2022-23 Best Regional Hospital by US News & World Report, holds the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A (spring 2023), and was named a Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital (2022). Englewood Hospital is nationally recognized for nursing excellence, earning a fifth consecutive designation by the Magnet Recognition Program in 2021. The Englewood Health Physician Networka coordinated network of more than 600 office-based and hospital-based providersoffers primary care, specialty care, and urgent care at more than 140 locations in five counties across northern New Jersey. Areas of clinical excellence offered by the health system include cardiac surgery and cardiac care, cancer care, orthopedic surgery, primary care, spine surgery, vascular surgery, and womens health, as well as bloodless medicine and surgery and minimally invasive robotic surgery. Englewood Healths focus on health equity and population health encompasses outreach to underserved communities to enhance individual and public health, prevent disease, support lifelong wellness, reduce the burden of mental health challenges and substance use disorders, and meet the cultural, social, and holistic needs of specific populations. With its high-quality, culturally sensitive inpatient care, outpatient services, and community health and wellness programs, Englewood Health delivers a healthcare experience that puts patients at the center.by Jobble

Keywords: Englewood Health, Tenafly , Histology Lab Assistant Days PT, Healthcare , Englewood, New Jersey

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