Danville, Pennsylvania, JOB TITLE: Histotechnologist LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Woodbine DEPARTMENT: Dermatology WORK SCHEDULE: Days WORK TYPE: Full time .875 FTE 70 Hours biweekly payperiod JOB SUMMARY: Processes and prepares tissue specimens for examination by Pathologists and/or Mohs surgeons. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical areas. Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction. Works under the general supervision of the Supervisor Lab (Mohs Surgery) and the direction of Mohs surgeons. COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: Demonstrated accuracy and precision in cutting, mounting and staining of tissue sections. Demonstrated effective organizational and communication skills. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an approved school of Histotechnology required. Passing score on HT or HTL exam preferred. Previous experience in a hospital setting preferred. Requires up to three months on the job training to reach acceptable level of performance. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical demands: Subject to exposure to infectious diseases. Handles hazardous chemicals. Must be able to lift and pour containers of reagents. Must be able to sit for prolonged periods and maintain concentration, precision and accuracy. Must pass standardized color vision test. Protective equipment (as required by test performed): eye protection, face protection, lab coat, nonsterile medical gloves. The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus. About Geisinger One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and Twitter . ** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. *Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.