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Histotechnician (Tissue Morphology)

System Services
Date Posted
05 October, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Evening
Requisition Number
304014
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Histotechnician (Tissue Morphology)

Job Description

Overview

The Histotechnician at the Pathology - Tissue Morphology Lab prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures that aid in the confirmation of patient diagnosis. Processes, embeds, cuts and stains surgical, biopsy and anatomical tissues for light and fluorescent microscopic slide review. Performs complex histological procedures and analyzes and corrects problems using scientific principles. Analyzes and records data. Performs instrument maintenance, utilizing established protocols. Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments. Works with a limited degree of supervision with oversight focused only on complex new assignments. Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience.

FULL TIME EVENINGS

 Associates degree in histology or two years of histology experience required.
•2 years histology experience required.
• Certification as a Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) through ASCP or obtained within 6 months of hire required.
• Requires ability to perform routine techniques and procedures.
• Requires proficiency at computer entry/retrieval of lab results.
• Requires ability to maintain quality control records and patient results.
• Requires ability to apply safety regulations.
• Requires ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Histotechnician (Tissue Morphology) Role

Overview

The Histotechnician at the Pathology - Tissue Morphology Lab prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures that aid in the confirmation of patient diagnosis. Processes, embeds, cuts and stains surgical, biopsy and anatomical tissues for light and fluorescent microscopic slide review. Performs complex histological procedures and analyzes and corrects problems using scientific principles. Analyzes and records data. Performs instrument maintenance, utilizing established protocols. Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments. Works with a limited degree of supervision with oversight focused only on complex new assignments. Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience.

FULL TIME EVENINGS

  • qualifications__list
     Associates degree in histology or two years of histology experience required.
  • 2 years histology experience required.
  •  Certification as a Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) through ASCP or obtained within 6 months of hire required.
  •  Requires ability to perform routine techniques and procedures.
  •  Requires proficiency at computer entry/retrieval of lab results.
  •  Requires ability to maintain quality control records and patient results.
  •  Requires ability to apply safety regulations.
  •  Requires ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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