HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Histology Technician in Reston, Virginia

ยท Processes tissue specimens for microscopic examination__ identifies, prepares, cuts and stains tissue for pathologist, under the supervision of pathologist and histotechs.

  • Performs automated and manual testing

  • Assesses specimen integrity ensuring appropriate identification

  • Performs and documents QC, instrument maintenance and calibration as indicated by policy.

  • Monitors specimen integrity and ensures acceptable levels of performance**

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  • Pick up gross specimens in a timely manner and accurately prepares sections of tissue for slide preparation.**

  • Demonstrates correct technique to prepare hematoxylin and eosin slides.**

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  • Prepares solutions according to procedure manual.**

  • Assists pathologist with frozen sections with accuracy**

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  • Performs special stains with accuracy**

  • Prepares send outs accurately**

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  • Enters information into LIS with accuracy**

Education: Courses in biology, anatomy, physiology, chemistry and histology helpful.

Licensure: Current A.S.C.P. registration as Histology Technician, or eligible.

Experience: Must be proficient in all areas of histology/cytology.

Title: Histology Technician

Location: Virginia-Reston-Reston Hospital Center - Reston

Requisition ID: 08540-11985