Histotechnician (1.0FTE)

Location
Duluth, MN
Salary
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Posted
Jul 02, 2019
Ref
R010957
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Building Location: St Marys Medical Center

Department: 12034 Pathology - IL

Job Description: Processes and prepares pathology and cytology specimens, as defined by CLIA, for pathologist and cytotechnologist interpretation. Job duties may consist of routine and special staining procedures, IHC and ISH, Mohs and routine frozen sections as required in the diagnosis, treatment and management of pathologic conditions on patients of all ages. Problem solving skills, participation in Quality Assurance, Quality Control monitoring, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting are required.

Education Qualifications:
Graduate of NAACLS accredited histotechnician program
OR
Successful completion of 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND one year full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last 5 years
OR
An associate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND 1 year full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last 5 years.

Licensure/CertificationQualifications:
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Certification as histotechnician (HT) required within one year from the date of hire or the date of American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) testing eligibility.

FTE: 1

Shift Rotation: Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time: 0600 or 1330

Shift End Time: 1430 or 2200

Weekends: Every 10th weekend

Holidays: Yes

Call Obligation: No

Union: USWA Technical Workers SMMC (UTECH)

Union Posting Deadline: 03/8/2019 11pm