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Community Health Systems Inc.

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation'sleading operators of general acute care hospitals.The organization's affiliates own, operate or lease135 hospitals in 29 states, with an aggregate ofapproximately 20,000 licensed beds. In over 55 percentof the markets served, CHS-affiliated hospitals are thesole provider of healthcare services.  Read More

Address      4000 Meridian Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37067
Website      www.chs.net/
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Histotechnologist

Description
 
Accurately orients tissue in paraffin blocks. Produces high quality slides using a microtome.  Performs special stains as required.  Prepare necessary reagents according to procedure. Monitors instrumentation for daily quality control and preventative maintenance. Enterssurgical specimen data into the laboratory computer system.  Willingly accepts other duties as required.

Qualifications
 
Completion of course work in Histopathology preferred.
 
(See Licenses/Certificates Below)
 
Registered or registry eligible histotechnologist or histotechnician (HT(ASCP), HTL(ASCP) preferred.  In the event no Registered or Registry eligible applicants are available, coursework in histopathology will be evaluated.  If such courses are absent in the curricula of the applicants, overall MLT or MT laboratory experience will be utilized to rank the suitability of the applicants.
 
Three (3) years experience in a laboratory as an MLT or MT preferred.  Spatial ability is required to perceive three dimensional and geometric relationships when cutting paraffin blocks and embedding specimens.  Finger dexterity to manipulate microthin tissue.  Color discrimination to verify diagnostic quality of staining.  Visual acuity to operate microtome.

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Full Time

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(615) 465-7000

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