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Histology Techn Non Cert - Lab Pathology

Job ID: 1186
Location: Lenoir, NC
Facility/Division: Caldwell Memorial Hospital
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Prepares and processes tissue and fluid specimens for analysis by a pathologist and prepares slides for pathologist review by embedding, cutting and staining tissue samples.

1. Reviews physician orders for accuracy and enters tissue and procedures into the laboratory information system. Obtains corrective action when needed. Documents specimen identification issues according to QA policy.
2. Accurately prepares and labels cassettes prior to pathologist grossing.
3. Performs tissue fixation according to procedure. Troubleshoots any alarms of warning messages on the processing equipment. Performs maintenance on the tissue processor according to quality assurance procedure and schedule.
4. Embeds processed tissue and cuts sections for microscopic examination using a microtome.
5. Performs routine staining procedures and ensures quality of stains are acceptable by pathologist review. Orders special stains or procedures as needed from reference laboratory and enters requisition into information system for tracking.
6. Assists histology section head in collecting and documenting quality assurance indicator data.
7. Performs pathology transcription and orders supplies when needed.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High school diploma or equivalent.
● Prefer Associate's Degree in Histology.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● None required, but eligibility for certification is recommended.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires minimum 2 years experience working in a clinical laboratory performing histology procedures with a licensed pathologist.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Knowledge of anatomy.

Job Details

Legal Employer:

Entity: Caldwell Memorial Hospital

Organization Unit:  

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Lenoir

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

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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