D-H Medical Center

Overview

Sign-On/Retention incentives: up to $8000*

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics is home to the largest laboratory in NH, providing Pathology and Clinical Laboratory services to DHMC and Clinics physician practices, Dartmouth Health system member hospitals as well as to independent practices and hospitals throughout NH and VT. The department is a leader in process improvement (LEAN/Six Sigma) which has led to a renovated space designed for efficiency of workflow. With a slogan of ‘Investigate, innovate and validate,’ our lab is:

  • A high volume lab with cutting edge technology and automation
  • A culture that encourages collaboration and teamwork to future innovation.
  • A place to learn and grow, and we encourage new graduates to apply for our open positions.

This position provides high quality products to Pathology to aid in diagnosis. Performs routine tasks and a menu of more advanced tests, such as Immunohistochemistry (including prognostic markers), DIF, Enzyme Histochemistry, Special Stains and Nerve Teasing in a fast paced, high volume laboratory. Values quality patient care, a positive work environment and teamwork.

This is a full-time, 40-hour per week, benefitted, day shift position working Monday – Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm with weekend on-call rotation. DHMC and Clinics is offering an $8000 sign-on/retention bonus for this position. *External applicants only and certain conditions apply.

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More information about benefits can be found here: https://dhemployeebenefits.org/StaffLebanon/

Responsibilities

  1. Performs processing, embedding & microtomy of routine specimens efficiently with highest quality
  2. Performs grossing of specific specimen types if qualified by CLIA regulation.
  3. Performs staining; routine & special stains efficiently with highest quality
  4. Performs immunohistochemistry efficiently with highest quality
  5. Operates and maintains processing and staining equipment
  6. Ensures accurate results by following established quality control practices.
  7. Identifies when a QC problem exists and notifies appropriate technical staff.
  8. Trains in routine areas; processing, embedding, microtomy & staining.
  9. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

Three or more years of work experience in a clinical histology laboratory.

HT Qualifications:

Route 1: Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program within the last five years prior to the date of application for examination.

The education received from NAACLS accredited HT program is acceptable for a period of five (5) years from the date of completion of that program. After five years, the applicant’s eligibility will be based on clinical laboratory experience as stated in the current examination eligibility requirements.

Route 2: At least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), or an associate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology or chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND one year of full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, * veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory* within the last five years.

*CMS CLIA certificate of registration, compliance, accreditation; OR JCI accreditation; OR Accreditation under ISO 15189. Source: ASCP Website.

HTL Qualifications:

Route 1: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnology program within the last five years.

The education received from a NAACLS accredited HT/HTL program is acceptable for a period of five (5) years from the date of completion of that program. After years, the applicant’s eligibility will be based on laboratory experience as stated in the current examination eligibility requirements.

Route 2: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND one year of full-time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, * veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory* within the last five years.

*CMS CLI certificate of registration, compliance, accreditation; OR JCI accreditation; OR Accreditation under ISO 15189. Source: ASCP Website.

Required Licensure/Certifications

– HT/HTL (ASCP) certification or eligible

Don’t meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

  • Area of Interest: Allied Health;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.00 – 1.00 – 40 hrs/week;
  • Shift: Day;
  • Job ID: 21953;

Dartmouth Health is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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