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Histology Lead - UPMC East

Company: UPMC
Location: Monroeville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Description If you're looking to join a dynamic team where you can find a sense of reward and accomplishment each and every day, then the laboratory team at UPMC East may be the right fit for you! UPMC East is currently hiring a regular, fulltime Histology Lead to work a daylight shift (5:00 am - 1:30 pm or 5:30 am - 2:00 pm), Monday thru Friday. Applicants will be placed into the appropriate job title and salary based on their individual experience and education. Apply today to find out where your career can take you! Purpose:Process and prepare specialized tissue samples in a clinical laboratory. Ability to process all Center of Excellence specialized tissues and specimens and prepare all specialized stains and techniquesResponsibilities:Oversee workflow and assign staff to control the daily throughput.Assist supervisor in developing work schedules and define rotational workflow duties of laboratory staff.Identify capital equipment needs and present workflow justification to the supervisorMaintain and update procedure manuals. Correlate work practices to written procedures and present any necessary changes to the supervisor.Assure staff compliance with required instrument maintenance protocols to maximize instrument operation and assure consistent specimen quality outcomesParticipate in QA activities; identify issues that require focused QI team initiative.Define issues and problems in operations, identify solutions, and justify recommended solution.Work with supervisor to assess staff competency based on lab specific checklists.Provide input to the performance evaluations of other laboratory personnel.Demonstrates proper quality control techniques during review of routine and special stains. Qualifications Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited HT/HTL program within the last 5 years OR an Associate's degree OR 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry OR Bachelor's degree with a combination of 30 semester hours of biology and chemistry. 4 years of clinical laboratory experience post-training if certified as HT OR 3 years of clinical laboratory experience post-training if certified as an HTL Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:American Society for Clinical PathologyAct 34 UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran COVID-19 Vaccination Information Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more. Total Rewards More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC's Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life - because we believe that you're at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more. Our Values At UPMC, we're driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

Keywords: UPMC, Pittsburgh , Histology Lead - UPMC East, Other , Monroeville, Pennsylvania

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