Job Title:
Anatomic Pathology Technolgst
Job ID:
443769
Location:
College of Medicine
Department:
Pathology
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Shift Varies
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$15.96
Salary Range Max:
$19.82

Position summary

Anatomic Pathology Technolgst (Job Opening 443769) - Anatomic Pathology Technologist (AP Tech) who provides services in the Surgical Pathology Gross Room, which is a laboratory within the Division of Surgical Pathology, Department of Pathology; receives surgical specimens from hospital staff and couriers for gross and microscopic examination; confirms patient identity and specimen labeling requirements; triages specimens for diagnostic tests; accessions all cases using surgical pathology software providing accurate associated billing for surgical specimens; retrieves tissue from various patient care areas throughout hospital; facilitates problem resolution for unacceptable specimens; performs gross examination of all biopsies and some non-complex surgical excisions; assists with the microtomy of frozen section slide preparation; assists with staining and coverslipping of frozen section slides; assists with permanent labeling of frozen section slides; answers laboratory phone; opens surgical specimens to allow for appropriate fixation; assists with storage shelf organization; assists with inventory management; and assists with equipment maintenance and cleaning. Opportunity may exist for autopsy diening. Hours of work are approximately 11:00am a?? 7:30pm, Monday-Friday, and coverage will be in E415 Doan Hall and James D576 on a rotational basis.

Education and experience

Associate's degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution, OR Bachelor's degree in medical technology or biological sciences to include 24 semester hours of science courses consisting of 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination; experience in a medical lab setting preferred; training or experience as a tissue prosector desired; knowledge or training in histology is strongly desired.  Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.