Histology Tech

  • Tower Health
  • Pottstown, PA 19464, USA
  • Mar 24, 2021

Job Description

Overview

We believe in the power of people to create great care.

Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.

We're 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.

Responsibilities

The histology technician performs a range of complex and routine histotechnology and cytotechnology procedures, evaluates efficacy of slides, troubleshoots equipment and/or testing problems, performs and reviews quality control and preventive maintenance, accurately orders pathology testing and submits samples to the pathologist for reading and review.

Qualifications

Education:
  • 2 year/associate degree or combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of associates degree.

Experience:
  • One year previous experience (preferred).

Licenses/Certificates:
  • ASCP certification as a Histologic Technician is preferred