Histology Technician

Akron Children's Hospital Akron , OH 44301

Posted 2 months ago

About Akron Children's Hospital Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.

With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners.

Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.

OUR PROMISES To treat every child as we would our own To treat others as they would like to be treated To turn no child away for any reason We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive. Full Time, M-F Days Summary:
The Histology Technician performs standard and specialized histology procedures for preparation of tissue and other specimens for light microscopic examination by the staff pathologists.

Responsibilities: 1. Receives specimens into the computer, Laboratory Information System (LIS). 2. Assures proper specimen identification and labeling. 3.

Performs standard and specialized histology procedures by preparing tissue for microscopic examination by the pathologists. 4. Performs grossing as specified, embedding, sectioning, coverslipping, and staining of specimens. 5. Oversees intake and release of specimens from the morgue. 6.

Maintains both Histology and the Morgue in a way that meets regulatory needs and keeps area clean and organized. 7. Monitors supply needs and participates in equipment evaluations. 8. Communicates regularly with Pathology staff regarding their testing needs. 9.

Demonstrates working knowledge of testing procedures 10. Maintains work area according appropriately and assists with meeting accrediting regulations. 11. Implements and monitors quality control and results of work.

Resolves problems. 12. Performs tasks efficiently. 13.

Participates in education efforts of the department. 14.

Other duties as required. Technical Expertise 1. Experience in lab skills is required. 2.

Experience in performing high complexity testing is required. 3. Experience performing histologic work is required. 4. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required. 5.

Experience in healthcare is preferred. 6. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is preferred. Education and Experience 1.

Education: Associate's degree in Histology or related field (MLT, HT) is required. Bachelors degree in related field (MT) will also be considered. 2. Certification: Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology at the technician level within 18 months of date of hire is preferred. 3.

Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred. 4. Years of experience supervising: None. Full Time FTE: 1.000000 Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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