Histotechnician I- Registry
13400 East Shea Boulevard Scottsdale, Minnesota 85259
Voca has an immediate opening available for a Histotechnician I- Registry in Scottsdale, AZ! Interested candidates should contact email@example.com, direct (347) 293-2560
Job Description:Receives direction from: Supervisor, Team Lead, Histotechnician II, Laboratory Manager, Laboratory Director, and Pathologists.
Gives direction to: Histology Laboratory Technician.
Works cooperatively with: Other laboratory personnel, physicians, nurses, patient service representatives, patients.
Position Overview (Major Functions and Non-Essential Functions):
The individual will contribute to the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients by accurately processing surgical pathology specimens.
Responsibilities may include processing, embedding and microtomy of all surgical tissues; cryotomy and frozen section staining; routine H&E and special staining; high complexity testing such as immunohistochemistry; gross examination/tissue processing of surgical biopsies; equipment maintenance and record retention; training staff; knowledge of pathology Laboratory Information System and other duties as assigned.
The position may involve travel between the Scottsdale and Phoenix campuses.
Furthermore may perform high volume automated immunohistochemical (IHC) staining.
The individual must demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills as well as knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patients' status and age-specific needs is also required. May be responsible for handling chemicals and/or reagents including chemical hazardous waste materials.
Associate of Science degree from an accredited college/university in histology, biology or having emphasized anatomical, biological, and chemical science; or meet CLIA-88 regulations (42CFR493.1487 through 1491) for high complexity testing and one (1) year histology experience; or successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histology Program.
Additional Experience and/or Qualifications (Has Achieved Competency in the Following Areas, Job Knowledge and Additional Considerations):
Two years as certified HT (ASCP) preferred.
Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated good judgment when dealing with a variety of procedural and technical issues.
HT (ASCP) or eligible to be received within 1 year of hire with signed agreement.
Voca: The Spirit of Work