Histotechnologist Job

Full Job Title: Histotechnologist - St. Mary's - FT Nights

Job Number: 16016359

Facility: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time

Hours: 21:30 - 0600


Role Purpose:
Histotechnologists use histological techniques to prepare tissue specimens and body fluids for microscopic examination by a pathologist. Performs embedding, cutting, and staining of tissues and pathology specimens received. Responsible for the proper organization of files, blocks, tissue samples and slides. Assists in maintaining the department in a state of regulatory preparedness.
    • Promotes an overall exceptional patient care experience by responding to requests in a timely manner and providing quality laboratory test results and/or services in a professional, supportive environment.
    • Contributes to the overall clinical performance through efficient unit operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes, and maintaining accurate documentation related to job duties.
    • Promotes exceptional safety and clinical outcomes by complying with procedures, rules and regulations such as infection control policies and procedures, quality control and maintenance procedures and proper patient specimen identification protocol.
    • Contributes to the overall employee satisfaction by demonstrating an ownership of our department goals and vision by actively participating in staff meetings, project teams and surveys and offering assistance to others when needed.
    • Plays an active role in the financial performance through responsible use of department resources and efficient organization of workload.
    Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School plus specialized training (minimum of 6 months)
    • HT/HLT registry (ASCP) preferred
    • 1 to 3 years of experience (2 years histology experience)

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – St. Louis

The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the Saint Louis University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis offers a wide variety of outpatient services, including cardiovascular and open-heart surgery, high-risk obstetrics and comprehensive women's breast health services. The hospital was recognized with the 2008 and 2010 Premier Award for Quality.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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