Loma Linda University Medical Center

Histotechnician-Electron Micro (34320251)
Location: Loma Linda, California - United States
Posted: 10/22/2017

Histotechnician-Electron Micro

Full-Time AM

Job Summary: This position will support LLUMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. Performs embedding, microtomy, routine, special stains, Immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence including technically complex procedures such us ultra-microtomy for both thick and thin sections, film exposure, developing, printing from both systems, film and digital, following standard operating procedures for patient specimens, proficiency samples and quality control. Performs frozen section for Immunofluorescence, Immunohistochemistry and ACE. Physician support during renal biopsy collection to identify under the dissection microscope the biopsy quality. Performs tissue procurement in house and out-side multiple facilities within the region. Performs equipment maintenance and troubleshooting especially on transmission electron microscopy and fluorescent microscope. Responsible for all records, files, general materials, immunoreagents and frozen tissue bank. Serves as a technical resource and preceptor/mentor. Evaluates new equipment and procedures and prepares standard operating procedures. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Possesses excellent dexterity to perform technical fine manipulations and analytic skills. Ability to plan and organize technical work, manage workload, operate technical instruments and equipment, input data and type. Possesses clear speaking abilities in English. Ability to use available resource material independently to resolve and document challenges constructively. Possesses excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills in English matching the style to the message and the audience. Maintains excellent interpersonal relationships with all customers (e.g., staff, patients, vendors). Provides staff and management with timely information, constructive and actionable feedback. Fosters cooperation and collaboration, actively solicits opinions from others and builds respect and trust. Explains and teaches. Responds to guidance constructively. Demonstrated history of increasing responsibility and leadership. Hours vary based on assignment and need. High School graduate or equivalent (GED) required. Associate's Degree preferred. College level courses pertaining to electron microscopy preferred. Minimum of two years of experience in a high complexity pathology laboratory including Transmission Electron Microscopy, Immunohistochemistry and Immunofluorescence preferred. Experience in computerized pathology lab preferred. Histotechnician (HT). Certification by Microscopy Society of America (MSA) and Histotechnologist (HTL) preferred.

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Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Laboratory Technician
Specialties & Research:

As the largest hospital in our region, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) has over 20 specialties. We are involved in clinical studies and other research programs in areas such as perinatal and molecular biology. We have led the field of infant heart transplantation where we have performed about 50% of the world’s heart transplants in infants less than six months of age, while our Cancer Institute brings focus to cancer research on prevention and treatment. Other areas of research include osteoporosis, mineral metabolism and nutrition.

Our specialties include:
Cancer Care - including Proton Treatment Center
Cardiac Services
Transplantation Services
Rehabilitation/Orthopaedic/Neurosurgery Services
Children’s Hospital
Mental Health Services
Emergency Services
Level III NICU

Hospital Profile:
For nearly 100 years, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) has been committed to providing its community with the best health care possible. With more than 400 faculty physicians and over 6,000 other personnel dedicated to the delivery of quality health care, our hospital proudly celebrates its one hundred year anniversary. From its humble beginnings in 1905 to the present day 11-story building with 789 licensed beds; we have grown to become a leader in health care and pioneer of life-saving medicine.

LLUMC operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care. We are also recognized as an international leader in infant heart transplantation and one of only three hospital-based proton cancer treatment centers in the country. Each year, the institution admits over 30,000 inpatients and serves over 400,000 outpatients. LLUMC is the only Level-I regional trauma center for Inyo, Mono, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.

Facility Description:
Loma Linda University Medical Center is a 789-bed academic tertiary care hospital with over twenty specialties. We have 72 beds in our Level III NICU, which is the only one of its kind and size in our region, as well as the Children’s Hospital dedicated just for kids. Along with the Children’s Hospital, LLUMC’s East Campus, and Behavioral Medicine Center, we have nearly 900 beds available for patient care. Our East Campus specializes in the areas of physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, neurosurgery and family medicine.


Honors & Recognition
  • “America’s Best Hospital” for Cardiac Services US News & World Report 2004

  • National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 5 straight years (1999-2004) for the San Bernardino and Riverside Counties

  • Serving the Community for 100 Years


Contact Information

Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson Street
Loma Linda CA 92354
(909) 558-4000
www.llu.edu

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