Intrastaff

  • Histotechnologist

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2018-1642
    Facility
    Sibley Memorial Hospital
    Category
    Allied Health/Clinical Professional
    Type
    Temporary Full Time
  • Overview

    Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service.  Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

    We are currently seeking a Histotechnologist for a 40-hour/week temporary assignment at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC.   

     

     

    Monday - Friday  6am - 2:30pm  

     

    Responsibilities

     

    Performs all aspects of routine Histotechnology.

    Accessions cases and verifies accurate patient and case information.

    Processes and embeds tissue, cuts tissue blocks and mounts cut material on slides.

    Stains and coverslips slides for routine H&E stain, special stains and IHC stains (as needed).

    Assists with autopsy, as needed.

    Processes body fluids.

    Inputs computer information, to include billing information associated with testing, as required.

    Performs tasks requiring the exercise of independent judgement and responsibility with minimal supervision.

     

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience (Must meet one of the following requirements):  

     
    -Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology from an accredited college or university.
    -Successful completion 3 years of academic study (minimum of 90 semester hours) which meet specific requirements for entrance into a school of medical technology and has successfully completed a course of training of at least 12 months in such a school.
    -Bachelor's Degree in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences and has at least 1 year of pertinent full-time laboratory experience and/or training in the specialty or sub-specialty in which the individual performs tests.

    Certification:  
    HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) required.

     

    Good working knowledge of histology equipment that includes but is not limited to tissue processors, microtome, stainers, centrifuges, cytospin cell processors, and knife sharpeners. Must have the capacity to troubleshoot and make minor repairs to equipment.

     

     

     

    Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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