Company: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Archivist Requisition #: 187339
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 3, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people
annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part
of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their
families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees.
Career opportunities are available in academic and community
hospital settings, home care services, physician practices,
international affiliate locations and in the health insurance
industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also
have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite
you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare
With some supervision, is responsible for the cataloging and
maintaining an extensive archival collection of surgical and
autopsy materials, including microscopic slides, paraffin blocks,
permanent save wet tissue, posterity, microfilm. Ensures a clean,
orderly laboratory and archival area. Responsible for delivering
materials to specified location as requested.
Individual must gain knowledge and demonstrate understanding of
reports, descriptions, medical terminology, and database
information to appropriately handle materials.
Full Time (40 hours), Day Shift
7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Non-Exempt
Work Location: 8875 Kelso Drive, Baltimore, MD 21221
Requires a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.
Coursework in medical terminology and level coursework in computers
and/or database management or equivalent, helpful.
No previous experience required (experience in archiving or filing
is preferred.) Other related work experience considered.
Requires knowledge of database structure and function..
Ability to type at 20-30 words per minute with 97% accuracy.
Excellent organizational skills, outstanding interpersonal skills
and attention to detail are required. File archival materials
accurately and in numeric order. Manual dexterity in both eye and
hand coordination to handle and read small specimens, slides,
blocks, containers, and fragile specimens to limit damage.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit, talk, see and hear. Must stand for prolonged
periods and will be required to walk throughout scheduled shift(s).
Will sit for extended periods as well. The employee is frequently
required to use hands to finger, touch, feel, and type. Work
includes traversing ladders and working in a storage/warehouse
facility. Work is on a very small team or a solitary environment.
The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, touch,
feel, bend at waist and typing; activities are often in a
repetitive manner may reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or
Prolonged vision requirements including viewing computer screen,
paper reports/documents. Exposure to toxins and infectious agents
exist, but potential for personal injury or harm is minimized if
established safety and health precautions are followed. When
working in laboratory areas there may be discomforts due to odors,
noise, temperature fluctuations, and working around lab equipment.
Staff must follow appropriate safety precautions including gloves
and protective clothing.Will transport specimen and document boxes,
equipment and supplies usually less than 40 pounds from one area to
another. May transport equipment and supplies usually less than 40
pounds from one area to another. May be required to lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds with proper training, or precautions/lifting
aides. Archivist push and pull file drawers, carts and portable
ladders on a regular basis 100 pounds of horizontal force. Lifting
between 20 pounds/ one box of glass slides is required. Reaching
above shoulder height and climbing/standing on portable ladders. In
some areas work space is confined; therefore mobility may be
Staff will be required to complete annual competency review, and
must insure compliance with Hospital Policy, Laboratory Policy &
Procedure, Health, Safety & Environment regulations, and all
applicable privacy & confidentiality laws/practices. Must be detail
oriented, organized, and accurate. Able to operate hand held
patient information devices or computer workstations in accordance
with department policy. While this position will be primarily at a
desk in an office setting, work is within or near laboratory
environment - Exposure to toxins and infectious agents exist, but
potential for personal injury or harm is minimized if established
safety and health precautions are followed. Working in laboratory
where there may be discomforts due to odors, noise, temperature
fluctuations, and working around lab equipment. Research areas may
include animal, human, human products, DNA, and radiation
protocols.May transport equipment and supplies usually less than 40
pounds from one area to another (in the laboratory or on campus).
May be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with proper
training, or precautions/lifting aides(examples: slide files,
records). In some areas work space is confined..Many department
laboratories operate 24/7 with schedules on day, evening, or night
shift. Rotating schedules which may include weekend work and
holiday assignment. Overtime possible when authorized/needed to
meet business and patient needs
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal
Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical
disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other
status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Patients are the focus of everything we do at The Johns Hopkins
Hospital. From our beginnings in 1889 to the opening of our most
advanced patient facilities in 2012, our mission to advance patient
care, education, and research, continues to change the course of
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