Job Title:
Histology Technician
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College of Medicine
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Position summary

Histology Technician (Job Opening 444121) - Histology Technician to work in the Histology Laboratory within the Division of Surgical Pathology in the Department of Pathology; processes, embeds, cuts and stains tissue specimens in a high volume patient care lab utilizing tissue processors, embedding centers, microtomes, stainers and coverslippers; processes, cuts and stains formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue samples for patient diagnosis; prepares and changes reagents and properly disposes chemical wastes; sorts, delivers and files slides and blocks; assists with ordering, receiving, labeling, and stocking incoming supplies and reagents; assists with quality control and quality assurance record keeping; assists in training personnel as needed; completes and organizes paperwork; assists with maintenance of equipment; other duties as assigned.

Education and experience

Associate's degree, vocational, or technical school preferred; graduate of a NAAACLS accredited histotechnician program preferred; HT certification from ASCP required within 2 years of hire date. Requires successful completion of background check. Selected candidates may be required to complete a physical and drug screen.