Histotechnician, Pathology

Job Description

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.

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

Responsibilities

Perform routine paraffin sections of surgical and autopsy tissue for microscopic examination in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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 frozen cryostat sectioning. 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.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Years of Experience: Minimum of one year experience preferred.

License and Certifications: None

Skills and Knowledge: Excellent communication skills.