5361 NW 33 rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
The IRL East Florida Division (EFD) Central Laboratory supports 14 HCA facilities in the East Florida Division as well as multiple HCA hospitals in the FL panhandle, Georgia and South Carolina. In addition, the EFD Central Microbiology & Histology Lab supports a large network of outreach clients across south Florida, the US, and several international clients. Our beautiful state of the art laboratory is open 24/7 and performs 1M tests annually.
Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Histology Technologist today with IRL - East FL Core Lab.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At IRL - East FL Core Lab, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave
401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
Come join our team as a Histology Technologist. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!
Job Summary and Qualifications
Analyze testing samples according to instructions and perform quality control procedures per protocol
Embed tissue specimens in correct orientation at a rate of 45 - 60 seconds per block
Section paraffin blocks at an average rate of 35 - 40 blocks per hour
Produce sections of correct thickness with a minimum of cutting artifacts
Perform routine H & E stain performed according to Department procedure
Recognize inferior staining prior to submitting and corrects the problem to meet standards
Perform any on-site special stains and histo-chemical methods
Prepare smears, cell blocks, and Cytospin preparations
Ensure correct Cytology and Pathology numbers are entered in the computer under the right prefix, as well as ALL clinical data provided
You Should Have:
A 2 Year/Associate Degree in Science
A 4 Year/Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology is beneficial
A State of Florida Technologist License OR the ability to obtain a license during the interview process
Less than one year of experience in Histology; 1-3 years of experience in a high volume histology setting is preferred
Clinical Lab Supervisor, or American Medical Technologist, or Medical Lab Scientist, or Histotechnologist, or Histotechnician, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist, or Clinical Laboratory Technologist, or Certified Lab Technologist, or Associate Degree, or Bachelors Degree
Integrated Regional Labs is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four HCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than 250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial accounts.
HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies(r) by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Histology Technologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.