• Histotechnologist

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/29/2018 8:01 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1172
    Category
    Healthcare
    Overseas Travel Required
    No
    Security Level
    Background Investigation
  • Overview

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently recruiting Histotechnologists to support the Captain James. A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) located at 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064. Services will be delivered in multiple departments of the facility. Multiple full-time and part-time positions are available. Shifts include:

    • 4:30AM-1:00PM or 5:30AM-2:00PM (no weekends or holidays, no after hours on-call)

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs the full range of routine, non-routine, and specialized procedures in the histology laboratory using manual and automated techniques to produce slides of tissue specimens for examination. Tissue samples may be of any size or condition and may require a wide variety of special stained slides requiring many complex and delicate processes
    • Maintains laboratory facilities, equipment, and equipment records used in surgical pathology/cytology
    • Maintains the integrity of pathologic specimens due to their irreproducible
    • Prepares and evaluates microscopic slides of a variety of specimen
    • Assists with autopsies
    • Grosses anatomic pathology specimens
    • Prepares cell blocks and slides from cytology
    • Performs cytology prep activities and procedures
    • Prepares fixatives and solutions for tissue processing, staining, and labeling of containers and requisitions
    • Embeds tissue specimens in paraffin
    • Cuts sections of tissue using a mictotome, stains sections, and cover slips
    • Conducts and assists with quality control issues and procedures, maintains proper laboratory records and documentation for accreditation by inspection

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor-level degree in a related field from an accredited educational institution
    • ASCP professional certification or equivalent Nationally-recognized Histology Technologist certification or categorical certification in histopathology
    • A minimum of two (2) years of related experience
    • Experience with the Vista Laboratory Information System (LIS) is preferred

    EEO Statement

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.

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