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Histology Technician - Pathology

Job ID: 93646
Location: Smithfield, NC
Facility/Division: Johnston Health
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

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Summary:
UNC Health Johnston Pathology in Smithfield is hiring a Histology Technician for their team! This position performs a variety of medical tissue testing and administrative tasks in support of clinical activities. The Histology Technican responsibility involves preparation of tissue samples, which enable pathologists to determine the cause of death, cause and degree of disease of patient and the course of treatment.


Responsibilities:
1. Assists with instruction of Clinical Laboratory Science students, Pathology residents, and new employees. Serves as a technical resource.
2. Enters testing information into computerized database.
3. Investigates and resolves problems with equipment, patient results, specimens and/or workflow.
4. May participate on teams or individually perform special projects/assignments.
5. Prepares tissue slides by processing, embedding, sectioning, examining, and staining tissues received from surgical pathology, autopsy, hematology, cytology and research areas.
6. Reports results of testing to healthcare providers. Consults and confers with healthcare providers regarding test results.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Associates degree in biological, chemical, or related science (with completion CLIA required courses) or NAACLS accredited histotechnician program
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● HT(ASCP) certified or certification eligible by the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) within one year of hire date.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● If an Associate's degree, one (1) year of relevant experience.
● If completion of NAACLS accredited histotechnician program, no years of experience are required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Johnston Health

Organization Unit: Pathology

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Smithfield

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Salary Range: $22.45- $28.06 per hour (minimum to midpoint)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity. 

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.


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