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Senior Histology Technician in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Memphis
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    585

Job Description

SUMMARY:

Prepares tissue specimens for a variety of diagnostic procedures. Performs Histological procedures requiring special stains. Collects and analyzes data. Ensures suitability of instruments used in procedures. Position would serve in a lead role in grossing, research, special stain, or other identified category as determined by department need. Some travel may be necessary. Other duties as assigned.

KEY RESULT AREAS (KRAs)

  • Specimen handling and processing
  • Instrument maintenance
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Special stains
  • Specimen integrity
  • Regulatory compliance and quality assurance
  • Physician and departmental support

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associate degree in laboratory or medical laboratory technology preferred
  • 5 years of experience in Histological setting required
  • Skilled with special stains
  • HT or HTL (ASCP) Certification preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of safety, compliance and regulatory issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to travel when necessary