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Frontline National Published: June 11, 2019
Location
Okaloosa County, Florida
Job Type
Category

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Pathology Technician for full-time opportunities at 96th Medical group, Eglin Air Force base, in Okaloosa County, FL.  Please apply online or contact a Recruiter, at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties:

  • The Pathology Technician shall support all the clinics during contingency exercises as directed.
  • The Pathology Technician will provide anatomic and clinical pathology specimen services as scheduled by the Chief of the Department, to include (but not limited to): embed tissues, prepare paraffin blocks for cutting on rotary microtome, attaches cut tissue onto specifically prepared slides, clear paraffin from tissue, perform routine and special stains, obtain tissue slides by surgical, cytological and autopsy number, submits finished tissue slides to the Pathologist, maintain histopathology records and instruments, maintain complete records of all surgical, cytological and autopsy specimens, to include filing and storing of paraffin blocks and stained tissue slides by accession number, prepares and ships blocks, slides, tissue specimens in fixative, maintain accreditation standards, prepare diagnostic reports to various military and civilian medical facilities.
  • The Pathology Technician shall also prepare surgical, cytological and autopsy specimens. Receive and prepare specimens for fixation, dehydration and impregnation processes by either manually or automatically sending specimens through a series of formalins, alcohols, clearing agents and paraffins. Will have knowledge of organization, filing and proper storage of paraffin embedded tissue, glass slides, photographs and reports.
  • The Pathology Technician shall be familiar with general medical terminology and be able to provide transcription services for preliminary, final and consultation reports. Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe is desired.
  • The Pathology Technician shall have experience performing and recording quality control measures and collating the data. He/she is able to operate, maintain and perform minor repair and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Shall be knowledgeable in all areas of general laboratory procedures such as; methods of fixing, staining, embedding, and cutting all types of tissue. Have knowledge of properties of various biological stains and reagents, pathological equipment operations and medical laboratory terminology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have normal color vision.

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Histotechnology Certificate (ASCP)/The Pathology Technician must graduate from a medical laboratory technician training program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) or educational program acceptable to the American Medical Technologist (AMT).

 Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • Shall have 24 months of experience within the last 36 months.

Security:

  • National Background
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

 License/Certification and Training:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association
  • Current certification as a Pathology Technician or Histopathology. Certification/registration as determined by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or AMT.

 Schedule:

  • No Holidays Required
  • Scheduled shifts are normally Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM-4:30 PM, however, schedules may vary to accommodate demand.
  • 9 hours per day (to include a one hour, non-paid, lunch).
  • 40 Hours per Week
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