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Anatomic Pathology Technolgst
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College of Medicine
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Position summary

Anatomic Pathology Technolgst (Job Opening 447321) - Anatomic Pathology Technologist (AP Tech) who provides services in the Surgical Pathology Gross Room at OSUWMC East Hospital, 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; prepares specimens for transport by courier; 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 and sends specimens to OSUWMC Main for disposal; assists with inventory management; and assists with equipment maintenance and cleaning. Coverage will be Monday-Friday, approximately 8:00am-4:30pm.

Education and experience

An earned associate degree in a laboratory science or biological sciences, obtained from an accredited institution, OR a Bachelor's Degree to include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory courses, OR 24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination; training or experience as a tissue prosector desired, experience with pathology billing/coding desired; experience as a histotechnologist desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.