Pathology Support Technician

Location: Bethesda, MD, United States
Date Posted: 04-05-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
 

Available Position: Pathology Support Technician - contraction position
 
Place of Performance: National Cancer Institute, Building 10, Room 2S235, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
 
Tour of Duty: Work will be performed 40 hours per week during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, excluding Federal holidays.

Period of Performance: 

Scope: Under this task order, the contractor will independently provide pathology support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the Laboratory of Pathology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of patient care support services.
 
Tasks:
Provide patient care support of the clinical services for the Histopathology Laboratory, Hematopathology Service, and Surgical Pathology.
Be responsible for accessioning and processing patient pathology material to include order forms, reports, slides, and paraffin blocks.  Accurately accounts for and accession submitted material (e.g., insure an accurate count and description of submitted slides and paraffin blocks and appropriate labeling, based on medical record reports and other documentation from the submitting hospital).
Accessions fresh tissue samples collected from NIH clinics, nursing units, and Operating Room; ensuring accuracy of patient identification matching samples with orders. Enters patient cases into Laboratory Information System (LIS), labels samples with LIS barcoded labels, and distributes samples and requisitions to the Pathologists Assistant, Clinical Fellows, or Histopathology technician.
Scan paper records pathology reports and consultative reports from submitting facilities into .pdf files and transfer those files to a location on the NIH network that is accessible for physicians to retrieve.
Respond to incoming phone calls, inquiring about status of pathology cases.  Check LIS system to determine if case is signed out. If case is signed out, pathology report may be faxed to qualified medical professionals. If case is not signed out, use the LIS to print the preliminary report and provide same to the pathology fellow/ resident responsible for the case. 
On a regular basis, return above materials (blocks, slide, and reports) via Certified mail, return receipt requested. 
Print out copy of final report, and provide copy to relevant attending, with relevant contact information for caller. 
Assist staff with other clinical support tasks as necessary.


Qualifications
  • High school degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in related field.
  • Experience or training in medical terminology
  • Willing to work with human tissue samples
  • Knowledge of federal privacy laws and/or patient privacy laws to ensure complete confidentiality of    patient information.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • No Security Clearance required for this position.
 

 
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
GHG
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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