The Histology Assistant is responsible for receiving specimens into the laboratory and preparing them for interpretation and diagnosis by the Pathologist. They are then responsible for distribution of pathology reports to appropriate areas. The Histology Assistant is also responsible for the basic care and maintenance of the equipment in the department. They must communicate effectively with patients, family members, co-workers and physicians.
High school graduate or equivalent required; chemistry and biology background preferred. Current enrollment in medical Associate Degree program preferred. Must begin actively working toward ASCP certification within 90 days of hire. BLS required within 30 days of hire.
About LifePoint Hospitals
LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (LifePoint), through its subsidiaries, operates general acute care hospitals in non-urban communities in the United States. As of December 31, 2009, the Company owned or leased 47 hospitals through subsidiaries, having a total of 5,552 licensed beds, and serving communities in 17 states. Seven of its hospitals are owned by third parties and leased by its subsidiaries. Life Point generates revenues primarily through hospital services offered at its facilities. During the year ended December 31, 2009, it derived 39.9% of its revenues from the Medicare and Medicaid programs. On February 1, 2009, it acquired Rockdale, a 138 bed acute care hospital located in Conyers, Georgia. In September 2010, the Company acquired Sumner Regional Health Systems.