Sanford Health

Pathology Technician/Histology Technician or Technologist | Pathology

Location
Bismarck, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Dec 09, 2020
Ref
35145
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term

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Facility: Bismarck Clinic

Location: Bismarck, ND

Address: 222 N 7th St, Bismarck, ND 58501, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 32.00

Job Summary

Pathology Technician: Provide technical assistance in the laboratories. Performs laboratory duties to assist technologists, technicians, pathologists’ assistants and/or pathologists. Handles related equipment including maintenance; cleans work area and stocks supplies. As needed, will assist in reference lab work including packaging, mailing, tracking, and report filing. Expected to train and onboard new employees.
Histology Technician/Technologist: Receives and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special examinations. Performs complex histological procedures using techniques to gross, embed, perform microtomy, and stain to make tissue slides used for diagnosis. Pathology Technician:
Pathology Technicians within the Histology/Gross Laboratory will assist in obtaining biological samples for study and prepares tissues for processing and examination under the direction and supervision of pathologists. May perform complex histological procedures using techniques to gross, embed, perform microtomy, and stain to make tissue slides used for diagnosis.
Within the Clinical Laboratory setting, responsibilities include collecting, preparing and processing specimens. Assists in performing laboratory activities and other assigned tasks. Aids in preparing laboratory specimens and supplies. May be responsible for entering laboratory orders and results. Ensures the accuracy and quality of laboratory data in a safe and professional work environment. May be required to perform waived tests and/or phlebotomy.
Histology Technician/Technologist: Histology Technician/Technologist: Responsible to review slide quality. Maintains and repairs lab instruments. Disinfects work area and stocks supplies. Ensures all lab safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Will work with self-discipline and good judgment while following established standards of practice. Will be responsible for performing routine duties in all areas of the Histology Laboratory. May be required to interact with all ages of client population. Recognize responsibilities of other laboratory and health care personnel and interact with respect for their jobs and patient care. Keep abreast of new procedures in the department as well as changes in general hospital policy and procedures.

Qualifications

Pathology Technician: Bachelor’s degree in biology or other related field that includes 30 combined semester hours of biological science and chemistry. One year previous laboratory experience preferred.

Histology Technician: Appropriate education level based on certification required. Associates degree preferred. Possess a national certification as a Histology Technician from an approved Health and
Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Histology Technologist: Bachelor's degree in Laboratory or Biological Sciences required. Prior histology experience preferred. Possess an HHS (Health and Human Services) approved certification, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) in their field of work, or must be registry eligible.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-35145

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