Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
Laboratory - Anatomical
Position Status
Shift Notes
Early am start
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Halifax Health is seeking a Histotechnologist for the Laboratory.


The Histotechnologist provides timely and courteous service to patients, physicians, and hospital staff by performing laboratory analyses accurately and efficiently on newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.  Uses sophisticated instruments, equipment, methods and techniques to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.  Detects unusual conditions and assumes responsibility for problem solving.


Job Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Histology from an accredited institution/program or the equivalent as outlined in Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, Chapter 42, section 493.1489 Standard: Testing personnel qualifications. 

  • Florida Technician License in the specialty of Histology; Certification with American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent.  Completion of 4-6 week orientation period is required. 

  • Sufficient experience to acquire a general knowledge of the overall function of a clinical laboratory.  Must be skilled in testing on newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.




Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Performs routine procedures and techniques on newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients in histology such as sectioning, staining, coverslipping, and slide preparation.

    • Performs quality control with each test and/or instrument to check accuracy and reproducibility.

    • Recognizes abnormal results and accurately records reports.

    • Performs routine maintenance and calibration of instruments; recognizes malfunctions and performs troubleshooting within the scope of their training.

    • Receives specimens, processes and prepares specimens for histological procedures and organizes specimens for pathologists.

    • Stocks and prepares solutions and reagents following laboratory procedures and formulae.

    • Participates in training new employees; rotates in cytology and assists other histotechs with workload.

    • Performs various clerical duties; recording and phoning reports; answering telephones and returning reports, etc.

    • Participates in continuing education and general laboratory meetings.

    • Maintains a clean, hazard free work environment; observes and practices safety and hazard precautions.

    • Performs other related duties as assigned.


About Us

Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, urgent care clinics, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, five pediatric medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.


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