Histotechnician

Olmstead Medical Center Rochester , MN 55905

Posted 4 months ago

Statement of Position:

Under the technical supervision of the pathologist, this position is responsible for the processing of tissue specimens for evaluation by the pathologist.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates proficiency in general Histology practice including grossing specimens, preparation of slides with tissue embedding, cutting, and staining as directed by the pathologist.

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulations, and actively participates in the accreditation process.

  • Performs required quality control, actively evaluates data, and develops corrective actions with follow-up, as needed.

  • Performs required preventative maintenance on equipment and troubleshoots problems with appropriate follow-up.

  • Assists with the evaluation and development of new or improved test systems, as assigned.

  • Ensures management of adequate materials inventory with required documentation.

  • Demonstrates good working knowledge and proficient use of Laboratory Information System.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment including grossing station and work surfaces.

  • Serves as a resource for clinicians regarding specimen referral and consultation, turnaround times, and specimen collection and handling.

  • Complies with organization/department policies, procedures, and requirements for mandatory education.

  • Assists with new employee orientation and competency assessment with performance evaluation documentation.

  • Performs other duties as requested.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree required with HT(ASCP) certification or eligible or equivalent education

Minimum two years experience is preferred

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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