Full time position available in Pinehurst, NC

Job Title:  Histology Technical Specialist                                      
      Supervised by:  Asst. Director of Pathology

Job Summary:
The Histology Technical Specialist coordinates and monitors the day-to-day 
workflow of the histology area of pathology, serves as the first line resource 
for daily operations and assists the Assistant Director of Laboratory for 
Pathology with schedule management activities and provides technical - level 
services in the area of expertise. Histotechnologist duties include practicing 
clinical laboratory science in the specialty of histology to include 
immunohistochemistry.  May be required to perform other duties within the 
pathology department as directed by the pathologist or assistant director of 
Pathology.  May include clerical duties or duties within the cytology area of 
the laboratory depending on the availability of personnel.  The Histology 
Technical Specialist works with the Histology Technical supervisor and AD to 
establish Histology department processes, and reviews, updates and writes 
histology laboratory procedures to ensure the high quality of specimen 
preparations.  Respo
 nsible for recognizing issues or problems that require referral to the 
Pathologist.  Maintains performance improvement activities within the 
department and participates in quality improvement activities. Coordinates and 
monitors daily activities of histology workflow; assists AD in activities that 
may include interviewing, work allocation, orientation, training and competency 
assessment, contributing to performance evaluations and motivating employees to 
achieve peak performance. Demonstrates pro-active problem solving skills to 
include identifying a problem and taking appropriate action; knows when to seek 
guidance to complete troubleshooting protocol; communicates necessary 
information to AD.  Acts as a resource to customers, both within the department 
and outside the department. Accepts responsibility for own development to 
include cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory 
operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments.
Regulatory Requirements:

  1.  High School graduate or equivalent.
  2.  Graduated from accredited school of histotechnology or medical laboratory 
  3.  Current MLT, MT, HT, or HTL certification, i.e., American Society of 
Clinical Pathologists.

  1.  Demonstrates the ability to coordinate multiple tasks with precision and 
flexibility to provide accurate results within the minimum turnaround time 
established by this laboratory.
  2.  Knowledge and skills related to laboratory computer information systems 
and word processing is desirable.
  3.  Must be able to work within a framework of a team concept to accomplish 
identified mission and goals.
  4.  Excellent verbal, written, and clerical skills
Physical Demands:

  1.  Ability to carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  2.  Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects involving 
laboratory related equipment and supplies.
  3.  Able to withstand sufficient noise and interruptions to cause 
distractions and stress.
  4.  Daily functions may include incidental exposure to vapors, fumes, moving 
mechanical parts, chemical and biological hazards, patient contact, 
needles/syringes, waste handling, and computer use.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities 
to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client 
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Thank you for reading,

Aimee M. Duddey, MLT(ASCP)
Assistant Director of Laboratory - Pathology
FH Moore Regional Hospital
910-715-5286 office
910715-1944 fax

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