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Technician - Histology

We Are Hiring

Technician - Histology - Lab Histology Anc 001 - FT Days - Our Lady of Lourdes Mem Hosp - Binghamton, NY

Day shift  position .  Working every 4th weekend is also required.

Why Join Ascension?

 Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Our Lady of Lourdes Mem Hosp-N, you will have the opportunity to collect and prepare tissue specimens for routine and special procedures to confirm a patient diagnosis.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows established procedures for collecting and processing biological specimens for analysis.
  • Inputs patient demographics into computer system. Reports results and maintains documentation.
  • Operates and maintains equipment used for embedding and sectioning specimens.
  • Follows safety requirements and appropriately handles and disposes of chemicals.
  • Performs histological preparation of samples including the embedding, cutting and staining of tissue for pathology.
  • Performs special stains on tissue, including the operation and maintenance of equipment and supplies used in this task.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Clinical Laboratory Technician credentialed from the New York Department of Education obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Histological Tech credentialed from the New York Department of Education obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 387469
Category: Laboratory
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Binghamton, NY

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