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Mohs Histotechnician

Company: QualDerm Partners LLC
Location: Hickory
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

SUMMARY:About QualDerm Partners LLC: QualDerm Partners LLC, offers extraordinary clinical care and an incredible patient experience at every point in the patients' journey. The Illinois based team of board certified specialists is committed to providing complete clinical care for medical dermatology needs, skin cancer surveillance and treatment, as well as medical dermatologic services. Coupled with the unparalleled and unique family-like culture, patients will have an incredible experience from the minute they pick up the phone.PURPOSE:Deliver an excellent customer service experience in a dermatological office setting. Provide dermatological healthcare and perform selective procedural and medical services under the direction of a physician(s).ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Prepare and maintain dilutions and stainsMap and chromacode tissue specimens according to Mohs technique and as specified in the CLIA manual for the specific working siteCut horizontal frozen sections and vertical sections when dictated by the providerPrepare microscopic slides for evaluation by surgeonDispose of tissue according to tissue disposal protocolMaintain quality control on all slides processed and monitor ongoing QC studyEnter Mohs map data accurately in Mohs database each dayLabel, file, and store Mohs (histological) slidesSubmit slides and tissue specimens as requested by supervising Physician to pathologist for confirmation of diagnosisKeep records as to the location of all slides in our possessionOrder and return slides to outside laboratories or officesPull pathology report and slides for all internal consultations for review by surgeon. Report and slide shall be placed by the surgeon's microscope the morning of the consultation.Order slides and pathology reports from all external consultations for review by the surgeon. Report and slide shall be placed by the surgeon's microscope the morning of the consultation.Create and maintain accurate files and logs needed for records, entering, updating, and/or recording information accurately and in a timely manner.Maintain records of total cases, excisions, etc, for quality assurance.Logbooks to include:Mohs logBiopsy logModified Mohs LogQuality AssuranceLog of Outside SlidesMonitor inventory levels of supplies and equipment on a regular basis; Maintain log of supplies as they are ordered. Receive and check lab shipments to ensure accuracy, quantity, and quality of stock. Organize stock and equipment in a systematic and accessible fashionMaintain and operate laboratory and surgical equipment including cryostatHave routine preventative maintenance performed on all equipment.Maintain cryostat according to OSHA standardsInteract with patients in a cheerful and supportive mannerProvide emergency assistance as required and/or directed by the appropriate authority or emergency team leaderMaintain documentation as required by CLIA guidelinesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described hereinMaintain standards consistent with the Company Mission StatementMaintain compliance with Company Compliance ProgramOTHER FUNCTIONS:Maintains regular and predictable attendance.Performs other essential duties as assignedMaintain professional licensure/certifications as applicable.Travel to other jobs or office locations as applicable.Promotes the Company's Mission, Values, programs, and achievements to the public and other employeesIdentifies organizational problems and opportunities for improvement and bring solutions and suggestions to management's attention Functions as a team member by assisting, supporting, and encouraging other employees in any way possible.Understands and complies with all laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to his/her position.Performs related work as required, willingly, and eagerly.Other duties as assignedSKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of lab design and operationExcellent oral communication skillsMust be able to tolerate standing and walking for 8 hours per day.Ability to document patient records using proper grammar, spelling, and syntax.Must have full range of body motion with the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, stand, stoop, stretch, lift, and carry up to 20 pounds.Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and medical equipment.Have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports; specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions.Skilled in identifying and resolving problems.Ability to maintain records and record test results.Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.Ability to multitask in a busy office with numerous interruptions.Ability to use good reasoning and judgment and react calmly in emergency situations.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, co-workers and the public.Ability to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing to English.Proficiency in the operation of a computer keyboard and ability to work effectively with Microsoft Office Products.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent under the CLIA guidelines for high complexity testingExperience performing Mohs for minimum of 3 years.Excellent verbal and written communication skillsPHYSICAL ABILITIES:Standing, lifting up to 25 lbs, pulling up to 25 lbs, pushing up to 25 lbs and data entry. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and medical equipment.Have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports; specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.Occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Work schedule is subject to vary based upon the surgical schedule and case complexity. The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment. The position requires the ability to work under pressure and with a diverse population, including staff, physicians, clients, patients, vendors, insurance companies and other members of the public on a regular basis. The position may cause frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinical environment.Qualderm Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the Untied States in a full-time basis.

Keywords: QualDerm Partners LLC, Hickory , Mohs Histotechnician, Other , Hickory, North Carolina

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