Swedish Medical Center,part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it hasbeen a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute carehospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteersand 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for themost advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commissioncertified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’sneurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level Itrauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highestquality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly everymedical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care,neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and jointreplacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology andurology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com.
Performs a variety of TechnicalProcedures in Histology.
Able to performdepartment clerical duties with accuracy and efficiency. Responsible for the production of routine andspecial Histology Tests, Stains and slides.
Responsible for producing high quality microscopic slides.
Responsible for following all quality andregulatory standards in performing tasks.
Responsible for maintaining effective communication between coworkersand management.
Actively participates instaff meeting as scheduled.
Establishesand maintains effective working relationships with internal and externalcustomers.
Exercises good judgment inconflict resolution.
Responsible formaintaining the necessary levels of confidentiality.
Other duties as assigned.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: ASCPcertification or eligible preferred.
Education: AS or BS degree in relatedsciences preferred.
Minimum of 2 years experience thatdemonstrates the knowledge and expertise necessary.
Working knowledge of all Histologyprocedures-Embedding, Microtomy, Tissue Processing, Fixation, Decalcification,Routine and Special Staining, and Immunohistochemistry.
Familiar with all equipment in the HistologyLaboratiory.
Perform preventive andcorrective maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments or refers to appropriatesources for repairs.
Able to embed 75 blocksan hour.
Able to cut 50 slides anhour.
Able to perform H&E stain withconsistent results.
Able to perform allspecial stains and IHC procedures without unnecessary repeats.
Able to cut and stain frozen section in 5 minutes.
Able to perform all cytology slidepreparation work.
Able to orderpathology specimens accurately and efficiently.
Able to provide quick, accurate customer service.
Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneouslyand accurately.
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