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Histology Technician - Lab

Post Date:Dec 28, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/28/2017Salary:
Location:US-IL-Freeport Job Reference:2529

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Job Summary:  Processes tissue and body fluid specimens in preparation for diagnostic interpretation by the pathologist by performing the following duties.

  • Accessions, embeds, cuts, stains, cover slips and labels tissue and body fluid specimens for Histologic or Cytologic evaluation; operates equipment according to established protocol
  • Files and stores diagnostic slides and tissue specimens
  • Maintains equipment and work area to provide for timely accurate service delivery
  • Assists pathologists with gross and frozen sections
  • Incorporates quality control and quality improvement initiatives into daily operations
  • Identifies, accessions, processes and bills for technical portion of specimen evaluation
  • Promotes customer relations
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Logs/tracks/mails specimens for consultation
  • Effectively manages time and resources, utilizing technology related to practice in the assigned technical areas
  • Collaborates with others to improve service delivery
  • Maintains policies, procedures, quality control, and records in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Manages equipment and supply inventory
  • Adheres to Laboratory safety protocols

Education/Experience:  Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Licensure/Certification/Registration: None required; Histology Technician (ASCP preferred).

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