Gross Room/Pathology Assistant

Ascension Health Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

We Are Hiring

Gross room/pathology assistant

St Thomas Midtown Hospital - Nashville,TN

Full-Time,Day: 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension's Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is 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 a Histology Technician Associate with Saint Thomas Health, you will have the opportunity to

Performs specimen processing and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.

  • Keeps work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.

  • Fulfills clerical duties which may include but are not limited to answering phones, data entry, and filing.

  • Process specimens and performs record keeping duties as required by department.

  • Maintains equipment and performs materials management duties such as keeping supply inventories at optimum levels and transporting specimens, equipment and supplies.

  • Labels, documents collection and sends or delivers specimens to the laboratory.

  • Collects blood specimens from patients following approved standardization procedures and performs EKG screenings as ordered by physician; provides clerical support to the laboratory and communicates with internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of sterile techniques, knowledge and skill of transferring patients and accuracy in obtaining and delivering specimens.

  • Interacts with patients of all age groups in performance of duties; communicates proper collections, collection delays, inability to collect specimens and clinically significant information.

  • Performs pulmonary function tests as ordered by physician.

  • Performs 12 lead EKG and treadmill tests on patients as ordered by physician and is able to identify and correct poor quality EKG tracings.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied within the Mission Statement:Service to the Poor - support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life;Reverence - respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life;Integrity - inspiring trust through personal leadership;Wisdom - integrating excellence and stewardship;Creativity - courageous innovation;Dedication - affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

  • All other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC).

  • Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC).

  • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT).

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

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.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Gross Room/Pathology Assistant

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