MOHS Technician - Relief - Cutaneous Surgery (50179)

Stanford Health Care

Redwood City,CA  

2020-01-22 2020-02-21
surgical hospital

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**MOHS Technician - Relief - Cutaneous Surgery (50179)**

+ Job Type:Relief

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.001/0

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Redwood City, CA

+ Req:50179

**Job Description**

Job Summary

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

Assists during procedures - embed, sections tissue, and stain tissue.

Assists with laboratory record keeping and logs.

Clean cryostat equipment, inking station, counters, and wipe down all instruments. Defrost Cryostat and scrub

auto strainer containers. Label all slides.

Discard all chemicals, sharps, and tissue samples in proper disposal container as per standards established.

Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

File slides from previous day.

Help maintain and organize photographic records for Mohs patients from Stride system to Dermatologic

Surgery folder located in SHC shared drive folder.

Helps maintain and organize surgical instruments in the Mohs lab as required and as per standards

established to include preparing and transporting of surgery instruments to Sterile Processing department.

Prepare for and maintain Laboratory regulatory preparedness.

Prepare microscope for use, including computer with microscope program.

Set up inking station including testing stainer.

Test cryostat and prepare tissue chucks for use.

Turn on/fill/change chemicals in stainer and set up cryostat with proper supplies such as freeze spray, freeze

medium, slides, and microtome blade.

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Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Licensure/Certification: None Required.

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