Histology Technician – Anatomic Pathology – Full Time – Afternoons

ProMedica Health System

Registers surgical specimens in laboratory computer system. Assists during FNA or other specimen collection events, as needed. Performs frozen section specimen management and slide preparation for the pathologist. May travel to alternate sites to assist. ACCOUNTABILITIES All duties listed below are essential unless noted otherwise 1. Accessions surgical specimens which include entering patient demographics, clinical history, specimen source and quality assurance information to laboratory information system. Labels specimen containers, patient requisitions, cassettes, and slides with assigned accession number with a high degree of accuracy. 2. Performs all routine tissue and/or frozen section preparation, slide preparation and staining using established departmental policies and procedures. 3. Supports hospital procedures which require the presence of a histology technician, including FNAs, Bone Marrows, EUS, EBUS, Renal and muscle biopsies, and other areas where needed. Periodically assists at other ProMedica Locations; travel required. 4. Accepts telephone calls pertaining to specimens and calls from other departments and doctor’s offices. Transfers telephone calls to appropriate section if knowledge is limited. Communicates concerns to appropriate associates maintaining patient confidentiality. Utilizes the phone to contact physicians ’offices regarding patient information and specimen preparation. 5. Utilizes laboratory and hospital computer information systems to accession, and order specimens received and track surgical specimens. 6. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and notifies appropriate personnel. Maintains instrumentation/equipment. 7. Performs quality control procedures established in the laboratory. 8. Maintains established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control. 9. Complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies by attending mandatory in-services and continuing laboratory education and participating in continuous quality improvement. 10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Years of Experience: Previous experience not required; training will be provided. License: Valid Driver’s License. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedica

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact employment@promedica.org

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Requisition ID: 82337