Histotechnician, Pathology

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Core Lab
Hours: Full-Time
Shift: Third Shift

Perform routine hisotpathological tests in a clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.

Responsibilities

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Prepare equipment and reagents for processing, embedding, microtome cutting and mounting of tissue; perform routine and special staining techniques.

Label, file, discard and maintain records of tissue samples of containers, tissue processing cassettes, final paraffin bloods and slides.

Label and record slides of specimens received; provide specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the pathologist.

Obtain and log specimens from the operating rooms and other areas as required.

Perform various Quality Control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.

Utilize various hospital information systems and software, including Electronic Medical Records.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Follows all safety policies and procedures.

Education: High School Diploma/GED; Associate degree preferred

Years of Experience: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

Knowledge of specimen requirements preferred; prefer familiarity with laboratory terminology, laboratory assay schedules and expected turnaround times; ability to read and comprehend written information required; keyboarding skills preferred; ability to effectively and efficiently perform a variety of job duties in a stressful, fast paced environment is required.

Qualifications

Minimum Required: High School Diploma/GED; Associate degree preferred