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Histology Technologist (HTL) - Laboratory * Days - 40hrs/wk in Wyoming, MI at Metro Health

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Summary:

The Histologic Technologist is responsible for the preparation of tissue specimens for microscopic evaluation by the pathologist by means of tissue sampling, processing, embedding, microtomy, routine staining, and diagnostic special staining.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  1. Demonstrates the ability to follow established department policies and procedures in an accurate and precise manner.
  2. Receives and logs in tissue specimens utilizing correct charging guidelines. Creates log sheet for each day of operation so that additional billing and procedure charges may be added on the log sheet.  Correctly adds additional charges to accounts when applicable.
  3. Utilizes proper specimen labeling techniques to identify and label specimen container, requisition form, and tissue cassettes. Verifies that the identity of each specimen is maintained at all times during processing and examination.
  4. Assists the pathologist with the gross description of, and if applicable, the photography of more complicated specimens.
  5. Prepares tissue slides and uses routine H & E staining per policy and procedures.
  6. Demonstrates the ability to prepare specimens by frozen section technique within established turnaround time.
  7. Performs other duties as needed.
Category: Health Care

Job Requirements

Highest Education Level Required:Bachelors Required Licenses And Certificates:
  • HTL Histotech
Shift:Day On Call:No Weekends:Yes