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Histotechnologist/Histotechnician I - Flagship Biosciences - Westminster, CO


Position Summary

The Histotechnologist/Histotechnician I, under limited supervision, performs technical procedures in the IHC/Histology laboratory. Routine tasks include specimen processing, specimen embedding, FFPE sectioning, frozen sectioning, and staining.

Job Classification – Full time, non‐exempt Reports to: Laboratory Manager

Essential Job Functions
•    Perform immunohistochemical and histological procedures
•    Perform assay development to ensure ideal staining conditions for antibodies
•    Participate in other research activities
•    Operate and maintain general laboratory equipment including analytical balance, pH meter, tissue processor,
•    embedding center, microtome, cryostat and autostainers
•    Record keeping and documentation of all laboratory procedures to ensure quality control standards are being met
•    Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all equipment and tests including maintaining proper documentation;
•    annual review of all SOPs
•    Perform routine special stains per established procedures and histology standards
•    Utilize technical and troubleshooting skills and strengths to quickly and efficiently complete projects
•    Work as part of a project team to complete projects
•    Attend and contribute to project team meetings
•    Assist in organizing work and storage space and in general lab upkeep
•    Complete a minimum of 5 hours of continuing education on an annual basis, including attendance at required meetings
•    Cross train, special projects, and other duties, as assigned

Basic Qualifications
•    Histotechnologist (HTL, ASCP) or Histotechnician (HT, ASCP) Certification and
•    0 to 3 years of experience in animal and human research using histology skills: embedding, sectioning and staining
•    Advanced knowledge of human anatomy, cellular structure and function
•    Advanced laboratory technical skills, including ability to multitask, troubleshoot, and perform quality control work at
•    a high level with minimal oversight
•    Advanced technical understanding of immunohistochemical staining procedures
•    Ability to work well in a team setting
•    Demonstrated problem solving/troubleshooting skills
•    Ability to complete a minimum of 5 hours of continuing education, including attending required meetings
•    Ability to work overtime hours, as needed

Preferred Qualifications
•    Associate’s Degree
•    Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological/Life Science preferred
•    Knowledge of fluorescent assays
•    Presenting scientific ideas in a group setting
•    Advanced knowledge of Immunohistochemistry and In‐situ hybridization assays, including troubleshooting and
•    development of new assays

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for 6‐8 hours per day; frequently required to sit 2‐4 hours per day; specific vision abilities include color discrimination, depth perception, and close visual acuity; occasional distance vision. May be required to lift up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment
Typical work environment is primarily in a laboratory setting, where the employee is frequently exposed to laboratory chemicals, infectious diseases, lung/skin irritations; occasionally exposed to blood/body fluid and noise/vibration. The stress level in this position is considered moderate

Contact: Ms. Meredith James, mjames@flagshipbio.com


Posted 8/13/19



Histology Technician - Centura Health (St. Anthony Medical Campus) - Lakewood, CO


Title: Histology Technician - $3,000 Sign on bonus

Company: Centura Health – St. Anthony Medical Campus

Location: Lakewood, CO

Work-type: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Requisition: 2019-12839

Apply URL
: https://external-centura.icims.com/jobs/12839/histology-technician/job

Welcome to Centura Health

Welcome to largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too.

Flourishing Begins Here

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.
 
A laboratory professional responsible for performance of all levels of routine testing within the histology laboratory. Provides a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing and clinical relevance. Consistently functions in a self-directed manner and exhibits complex problem-solving skills.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
•    Previous professional experience, preferred.
•    High School Diploma or GED required
•    HT, HTL with ASCP certification or registry eligible, certification required within 6 months of hire
•    Position qualifies for a $3,000 sign-on bonus

Light work - (Exert up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently)

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
 
St. Anthony Hospital, located in Lakewood, Colorado, is a Level I Trauma Center with four trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus and Flight for Life. We’re also proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades; the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. The St. Anthony Medical Campus in Lakewood combines our heritage of expert care with the latest in technology and innovation. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we invite you to apply.

To view more job openings, visit: https://www.centura.org/careers

Posted 8/1/19




Histotechnician (Night Shift) - Unipath - Denver, CO


This position is responsible for independently and proficiently performing Histology laboratory techniques to ensure the quality, consistency and efficiency of operations.    Current ASCP board of certification Histotech or Histotechnologist documentation is required.  

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
•    Performs routine histology tasks independently with a focus on maintaining skills, knowledge and increasing experience.  
     o    Safety – Follow laboratory safety requirements including hazardous waste regulations and disposal.
     o    Processing – Working knowledge of tissue fixation and processing.  
     o    Embedding – Embedding paraffin processed patient tissue in molds.
     o    Microtomy – Producing high quality microscopic slides.
     o    Quality Control – QC checks of histology slides prior to slide distribution.
     o    Reagent preparation, storage and disposal of solutions.
     o    Staining techniques – Manual and automated methods of H&E and special stains.
     o    IHC – Basic operations.
•    Responsible for production of routine and special histology techniques.
•    Performs assigned bench responsibilities wholly.
•    Reviews and acts in accordance with current policies and procedures.
•    Assists in training team members when requested and scheduled by department management.
                
Other Duties/Responsibilities:
•    Participate in on-call schedule rotation.
•    Maintain integrity of patient specimens at all times, with a high level of accuracy.
•    Establishes and maintains effective relationships with team members, management and pathologists.  
•    Resolves conflict through finding common ground and obtaining cooperation with minimum disruption. Identifies problems and provides appropriate recommendations for solutions in a timely manner.
•    Responsible for following all quality and regulatory standards required in performing tasks.
•    Demonstrate initiative, dependability, cooperation and diplomacy in all situations.
•    Maintains a safe, clean work environment at all times (includes equipment, supply stock, files, records, counters, etc.) according to standards established.
•    Block and slide filing.
•    Helps prepare for accreditation inspections.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Supervisor Duties:
•    No supervisory duties.

Job Qualifications:            

Knowledge:
•    Working knowledge of biology, anatomy, and medical terminology.
•    Working knowledge of all Histology procedures.
•    Knowledge of handling chemical and biohazardous materials.
•    Solid understanding of operating and maintenance to all equipment in the Histology Laboratory and ability to perform preventive and corrective maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments or refer to appropriate sources for repairs.

Skills:
•    Computer Skills:  Basic computer navigation and data entry skills.
•    Communication Skills:  Communicate and collaborate both orally and in writing.
•    Interpersonal Skills:  Effectively work with all levels of the organization.

Requirements:
•    Must work independently or in small or large group settings.
•    Must effectively identify and communicate to solve problems and issues.
•    Must maintain confidentiality in order to protect patient/client privacy and proprietary organizational information.
•    Must maintain mental and physical focus required to perform tasks to established standards and deadlines (quality and quantity).
•    Must learn new techniques and adhere to scheduled competency examinations.

Education/Experience:
•    High School or Equivalent.
•    College biology educational track with completion of 30 hours of science credit and completion of a college level human anatomy and physiology course.  
     o    Or training and documented proficiency in Histology by a NACCLS program.
•    A minimum of one year experience that demonstrates the knowledge and experience necessary to obtain HT/HTL (ASCP) certification.
•    Attends continuing education activities to enhance current knowledge, skills and maintains current HT/HTL certification.

Work Environment:
•    Laboratory environment.
•    Employees in this position will receive safety training on handling and disposal of chemicals and biohazards, clean-up of spills, emergency evacuation routes, communication and alarms.
•    Exposure to chemicals including but not limiting to alcohol, xylene, formalin and biohazard materials.
•    Requires ability to tolerate appropriate use of personal protective equipment.
•    High pressure to meet deadlines impacting turn-around-time and managing issues.

Physical Activities:

•    Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity.  
•    Requires eye/hand coordination.
•    Requires visual acuity and normal color perception.
•    Requires moderate physical activity and the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
•    Requires ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.


Apply Online or contact or contact Ms. Elizabeth Menendez HT(ASCP), emenendez@unipathdx.com

Posted 7/29/19




Histology Supervisor - Alta Vista Laboratories - Highlands Ranch, CO


Alta Vista Laboratories is looking for a Histology Supervisor to join the team as we expand and grow our processing of clinical dermatology specimens. Located in Highlands Ranch, just 15 miles south of Denver, we are offering an opportunity to join full time in our new laboratory with beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains. If you are looking for a small lab environment with normal hours, a focus on quality, not quantity, then you have found the right place.

Essential Duties of the Position:
•    Routine histology with the ability to learn and perform each bench independently
•    Perform gross examination of surgical specimens
•    Data entry of examination into patient charts and accurate recording of levels or stains
•    Knowledge of tissue fixation and processing
•    Embedding paraffin processed patient tissue into molds
•    Producing high quality microscopic sections and slides
•    Using latest automated H&E and IHC stainers, plus some manual special stain methods
•    Prefer experience validating special stains and IHC

Other Responsibilities:
•    Maintain integrity of patient specimens, with a high level of accuracy
•    Maintaining logs and records of equipment service
•    Creating laboratory operating procedures
•    Help prepare and assist with accreditation inspections

Qualifications Education/Experience:
•    ASCP Certified Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) required
•    Prefer experience in a dermatopathology laboratory
•    Participate in continuing education opportunities

Our Practice Offers:
•    Opportunity within a growing private practice
•    Flexible schedule, no nights, weekends, or holidays
•    Competitive salary and excellent benefits:
o    Health, dental, vision insurance
o    Profit-sharing retirement
o    Skincare discounts and cosmetic dermatology perks

About The Practice:
Our medical office, Alta Vista Dermatology, has five practitioners whom have developed a large patient volume and is located in one of the largest, most desirable suburbs of Denver. Alta Vista Laboratories supports the clinic and an associated Mohs surgical unit with a dermatopathologist as the Laboratory Director.

Contact:
Interested? Please submit resume to lab@altavistaderm.com 

Posted 7/19/19




Histotechnician - Dermatology Center of the Rockies - Longmont, CO


Job Description

We are a rapidly growing Dermatology practice in Longmont, Colorado seeking a part-time experienced histology technician to join our team. Seeking someone who has a friendly positive attitude, pays attention to detail, and can move quickly to keep up with the fast pace in clinic.

POSITION: Histotechnician– Part time (2-3 days every other week)
HT certification preferred, however, will consider other candidates who meet qualifications.
Individual must be a team player and have a positive attitude

Job Summary:
Responsible for preparing frozen section microscope slides, complying with established policies and procedures, OSHA policies and compliance, and CLIA compliance. This position is also responsible for scheduling patients and monitoring OSHA compliance for the clinic, as well as pre-certifying insurance for MOHS patients. When time permits, this position is responsible for medical assistant duties. Assures patient and office confidentiality, and performs other duties as may be designed from time-to-time.

Job Functions:
•    Will perform all histotech aspects of Mohs Surgery including Mapping, Embedding, Cutting, Staining, and Cover Slipping microscope slides.
•    Maintain, operate, and troubleshoot all laboratory and surgical equipment as needed
•    Maintain QC slides and documents as required by CLIA
•    Monitor and Order supplies on a monthly basis
•    Assisting, supporting, and encouraging other employees in any way possible

Essential Skills and Abilities:

•    Possesses wide-ranging knowledge of skin care treatment and pathology.
•    At least one year of histology/and or Mohs Histotech experience preferred.
•    Detail-oriented with the ability to record and report properly in patient records all pertinent information.
•    Good problem solving and analytical skills.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Ability to work as a team member.
•    Well-organized with attention to detail.
•    Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
•    Treats patients and co-workers with respect.
•    Empathetic with patient’s needs and concerns.

Benefits
Benefits are available to full-time employees include:
•    Health Insurance
•    Dental Insurance
•    401K with match
•    
Please reply with your resume and best day time telephone number. We will contact you for an interview.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Alicia G. Wright
Practice Manager
Dermatology Center of the Rockies
1551 Professional Lane, Suite 135
Longmont, CO  80501
P: 303-532-2810
F: 303-532-2816
awright@dermatologyoftherockies.com

Posted 6/13/19




Histotechnician - Centennial Pathologists PC - Centennial, CO


Position Available: Histotechnician

Job status: Full time (2nd shift, daily M-F at 1:30pm)

Company Overview:

Centennial Pathologists, PC provides staffing coverage for a specialized GI pathology laboratory setting located in the Denver Tech Center. Due to the nature of the company, a person is able to attain a broad experience and exposure to a variety of responsibilities and is able to have close interaction with pathologists. Salary is competitive and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, are offered currently for full-time employees. A 401k plan along with a matching component is also offered and available after 6 months.

Position Summary:

The Histotechnician performs a variety of technical procedures that result in the preparation of slides necessary for the pathologist to make a diagnosis from a patient’s tissue sample. This is a full time position working weekdays (M-F).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Embedding- Embedding patient's tissue samples in paraffin molds.
-Microtomy- Producing high quality microscopic slides from patients tissue samples.
-Hazardous Waste Regulations and disposal.
-Contribute to the overall lab safety.
-Production of Routine, IHC, and Special Stain slides adhering to established protocol.
-Maintain integrity of patient specimens at all times, with a high level of accuracy.
-Effective communication with co-workers and management.
-Following all quality and regulatory standards required in performing tasks.
-Exercises good judgment in conflict resolution.
-Maintain a clean workplace.
-Demonstrate initiative, dependability, cooperation and diplomacy in all situations in order to maintain a high standard of customer service to the patient. -provide intermittent overnight vacation coverage
-No Supervisory Duties -Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

-Working knowledge of all Histology procedures (embedding, microtomy, tissue processing, fixation, decalcification, routine H&E, special stains, and Immunohistochemistry staining).
-Solid understanding of operating and maintenance to all equipment in the Histology Laboratory.
-Ability to consistently provide accurate work and to pay close attention to detail.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE:

-Prior experience operating the following instrumentation:
  Dako Artisan and Autostainer and Thermo Gemini AS WORK ENVIRONMENT
-Ability to tolerate sustained exposure to common laboratory environment (facemasks, goggles/eyewear, gloves, etc.). -Chemical handling including but not limited to alcohol, xylene, formalin, etc.
-Ability to meet deadlines impacting laboratory turnaround time and managing multiple complex issues.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES


-Requires a full range of body motion, including manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
-Ability to identify slight color differentiation in tissue specimens.
-Moderate physical activity - walking, standing, or sitting in one place for prolonged periods of time.

EDUCATION

1. Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program Training and documented proficiency in Histology (NACCLS program or OJT). Attends continuing education activities and / or certification to maintain current knowledge and skills.

OR

2. At least 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 24semester hours of science courses or 24 semester hours of medical technology courses),

AND

one year full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) laboratory

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Eligible for certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

Please contact Andrew Horvath if interested: ahorvath@centpath.com

Posted 6/9/2019




Lab Manager - Histotechnologist - Castle Rock, CO


POSITION

Job Title: Lab Manager - Histotechnologist

Status       Regular   

FLSA:       Non-Exempt

Dept/Supervisor: Castle Rock, CO Lab / Clinic Team Leader

Location:   Castle Rock, CO
                 (Castle Rock is a beautiful setting between Denver and the Springs)

SUMMARY  

The Lab Manager - Histotechnologist is accountable for laboratory operational quality, efficiency, turn-around time, cost effectiveness, and enhancing profitability while promoting the values and mission statement of Forefront Dermatology. Cultivates and ensures laboratory staff focus on exceptional customer service and satisfaction for patients, referring physicians and providers, pathologists, and clinic staff. The Lab Manager also works closely with senior management on growth initiatives and is responsible for special projects in areas of expertise or as assigned. Performs histotech duties when needed.
    
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Leadership:


1.    Workflow analysis and development as needed due to growth or process improvement.
a.    Gathers information in preparation for and assists with the selection of new laboratory equipment and systems when needed, providing data for cost analysis as applicable.
b.    Provides verbal and written proposals for workflow changes to maximize cost efficiency and productivity.

2.    Works with Forefront Dermatology pathologists and administration to ensure turnaround time meets Forefront standards.  Alerts administration of turnaround issues and assists to resolve as appropriate.  Assists with triage of work when appropriate.

3.    Provides biweekly and monthly productivity and efficiency statistics and reports.  Provides recommendations for efficiency measures to maximize lab profitability while maintaining high quality.   Reports and statistics include but are not limited to productivity & staffing analysis, test volumes, and cost analyses.  

4.    Prepares laboratory performance and operational update presentations for BOD and senior management as required.

5.    CLIA:
a.    Prepares for and participates in CLIA surveys for all labs involved with DAW pathologists.    
b.    Assists in ensuring new policies and procedures are CLIA compliant.
c.    Under the direction of the Technical Supervisor, is responsible for maintenance oversight of the quality control and quality assurance records.  
d.    Coordinates the scheduling and ensures that all Proficiency testing occurs in a timely manner for each proficiency test system.  
e.    Coordinates troubleshooting actions with appropriate entities, (Technical Supervisor, manufacturers, consulting companies) when quality assurance, quality control, proficiency issues arise.

6.    Laboratory Procedures:
a.    Optimizes, validates, and develops protocols for new or modified procedures under the direction and as requested by the Technical Supervisor.  
b.    Under the direction of the Technical Supervisor, provides daily technical assistance as needed with regards to stain quality and changes in protocols or procedures.
c.    Ensures that policies and procedures are up to date and approved by the Technical Supervisor  

7.    Laboratory Corrective Actions:
a.    Ensures appropriate procedures are developed and followed in response to incidents requiring corrective action.
b.    Documents the corrective action following standard procedure.  Makes recommendations for changes to current procedures to reduce risk of similar incident in the future when appropriate.  
 
8.     Attends and actively participates in required Forefront management meetings.

9.    Troubleshoot issues with pathology software (Novopath and Oracle)

10.    Point of contact for questions regarding turnaround time or biopsy status updates

11.    Adherence to compliance and completion of compliance training.

12.    Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Clinic Lab and Histotechnician Duties (performed as needed):

1.    Accessioning, and grossing the tissue, which includes measuring, inking and cutting, and putting the information into the computer under the patient name.

2.    Processing and embedding tissues.

3.    Cutting tissues on a microtome and mounting on slides for staining.

4.    Staining tissues including H & E, special, and immunohistochemistry stains.

5.    Daily maintenance of all equipment, changing solutions and maintaining temperatures is necessary.

6.    Troubleshooting as needed and working with the dermatopathologist to maintain efficient workflow.

EDUCATION

1.    Certified or Licensed Histotechnician or histotechnologist is required.
2.    Bachelor’s degree in business management, laboratory management, or related field is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1.    Minimum of 5 year of experience in a dermatopathology lab as a histotechnician or histotechnologist.
2.    Minimum 3 year of employment with Forefront Dermatology, or 5 years previous leadership experience in a similar environment at another facility.  
3.    Must be detail oriented.
4.    Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
5.    Demonstrated leadership experience. Must be able to demonstrate leadership by serving as an example to others with regard to professional behavior, handling multiple tasks, maintaining a positive attitude, and in response to organizational change.
6.    Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint is required. Must be able to learn new software quickly.
7.    Must possess excellent leadership, organizational, and computer skills.
8.    Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with staff, board, clients, and the public.
9.    Ability to multi-task, prioritize appropriately, and work well both individually and as part of a team.
10.    Ability to use time productively and contribute to high levels of company operational efficiency and effectiveness.
11.    Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

1.    Ability to communicate in an active multi-office environment.
2.    Ability to efficiently operate all job related office equipment (telephone, computer, calculator, fax, copier).
3.    Ability to communicate via telephone.
4.    Ability to sit for large portions of a workday.

HIPAA CATEGORIES FOR ACCESS FOR EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS

1    I    Full Access: Routine access to patient information as needed to do your assigned job and potential
    disclosure of patient information with appropriate releases and/or consents.
0    II    Modified Access: Access to patients that you work with, but only some patient information.
0    III    Minimal Access: Access only on as case-by-case basis as assigned by a supervisor.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
    

Forefront is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other state and federal laws, Forefront will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. This job description is not considered an employment agreement or contract.  The specific statements shown in each section of this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the position.  Management has the exclusive right to alter job responsibilities at any time without notice to meet business and company needs.


For more information please contact Ms. Lexie Mertens at LMertens@forefrontderm.com 

Forefront Dermatology
600 York St
Manitowoc WI  54220
Direct line: 920-663-5448  
Extension: 26299
Confidential HR Fax: (920) 684-1438
www.forefrontdermatology.com

Posted 5/15/19



Histology Technician
St. Anthony Hospital - Lakewood, CO


Histology Technician (Full Time)

Position Summary

A laboratory professional responsible for performance of all levels of routine testing within the histology laboratory. Provides a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing and clinical relevance. Consistently functions in a self-directed manner and exhibits complex problem solving skills.

Minimum Education Requirements
Associate degree
High school diploma or GED

Minimum Experience Requirements
Previous professional experience, preferred.

License/Certifications
HT, HTL with ASCP certification or registry eligible, certification required within 6 months of hire

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Maintains a safe and clean working environment.*
Follows laboratory, hospital, and regulatory agency policies, procedures and guidelines.*.
Performs testing with a high level of competency according to established protocols.*
Generates materials which are used for making accurate diagnoses and prognoses which influence patient care and management.*
Performs job duties in an efficient and organized manner within required time frame. Actively seeks to
promote and help maintain (through interactions with all others within and outside the department) a positive, team oriented and service conscious environment which contributes to the goals of the department and reflects the mission and values of the system.*
Demonstrates knowledge and competency of laboratory computer systems.*
Responsible for accurate and timely communication and documentation or critical issues.*
Utilizes critical thinking skills and exercises independent judgment to correlate and interpret data.*
Complies and reviews LIS reports to ensure all samples are collected, processed, and tested in appropriate time frames.*
Assists with resolution of unusual test orders by following up with care giver, reference lab, pathology, referring to lab leadership when appropriate.*
Actively participates in new associate and student training and orientation.*
Responds to customer inquiries for laboratory results, status of patient testing, test requirements, and other laboratory information.*
Consistently monitors Centura email account and provides timely response or action when appropriate.
Maintains communication, teamwork, and cooperation. Handles and resolves customer complaints in a timely manner, referring when appropriate.*
Assumes and demonstrates management responsibilities in the absence of on-site leadership.*
Responsible for operation, maintenance, troubleshooting or instruments/equipment and appropriate documentation of activities.*
Completes required QC and maintenance, consistently recognizing variances and documenting appropriate corrective action. Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined
procedures.*
Acknowledges receipt of specimens in laboratory information system.*
Receives specimens, assesses priority, assures appropriate specimen identification and appropriate specimen type.*
May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients.*
Distributes specimens to appropriate testing area. As Defined by Site: Prepares specimens for off-site
testing, to include assessing appropriate type, container, and temperature. Completes related paperwork and/or computer documentation.*
Packages specimens for courier transport to off-site testing locations.*
Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures.*
Acts as a steward of finances through appropriate uses of supplies, materials and productive activities.
Adheres to assigned schedule while responding to work load demands and staffing needs by maintaining flexibility.*
Recognizes and provides input for opportunities to improve productivity, lab workflow, supply management and cost containment.*
May be assigned lead responsibilities in various areas.*


For more information please contact Ms. Andrea Barnum

Andrea Barnum, CT(ASCP)MBCM
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor
St. Anthony Hospital
11600 W. 2nd Place
Lakewood, CO 80228
Office: 720.321.0222
Fax: 720.321.0201
andreabarnum@centura.org

Posted 4/29/19