Histotechnologist - HTL or Histology Technician - HT -Laboratory
June 26, 2018
La Crosse, Wisconsin
4 Year Degree
The histology laboratory contributes a valuable service to help pathologists provide patient diagnoses. The histotechnician/histotechnologist prepares tissues for microscopic diagnosis by a Pathologist utilizing a variety of manual, semi-automated and automated technologies. The histotechnician/histotechnologist is responsible for maintaining the integrity of tissue through the pre-analytic to post-analytic phase in the Anatomic Pathology laboratory. The histotechnician/histotechnologist is responsible for producing slides of good to superior quality and works closely with the Pathologist to provide slides in an efficient and timely manner.
Relocation is available to qualified candidates
Qualifications For Histotechnician-Histology Technician diploma/certificate or Associates Degree in Histology required. Completion of a clinical practicum in an Anatomic Pathology laboratory required.
For Histotechnologist-Baccalaureate Degree in Chemistry, Biology or health related field. Completion of a clinical practicum in an Anatomic Pathology laboratory.
Additional qualifications Computer skills . Must be highly organized, efficient, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking. Ability to work independently. Must possess good manual dexterity. Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written. Must possess problem solving skills . Essential Functions: Obtain and process pathology specimens maintaining positive specimen identification, assist pathologist/pathology assistants, and maintain grossing stations and frozen section area to ensure proper preparation of all specimens. Orient, embed and microtome pathology specimens to ensure optimal slides for staining procedures. Perform routine and special staining, cover slipping, and slide labeling. Reviews stain quality and documents quality control as applicable. Performs maintenance and trouble shooting. Assists in post mortem examination. Communicates to maintain team knowledge.
License or certification Histotechnician: HT(ASCP) or equivalent. Must obtain registry within six months of becoming registry eligible upon employment.
Histotechnologist HTL (ASCP) or equivalent. Must obtain registry within six months of becoming registry eligible upon employment.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.99 per hour for Histotechnician and $23.42 per hour for Histotechnologist.
Benefits eligible Yes
Hours / Pay period 75.2
Weekend schedule No weekends or holidays.
Site description La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are numerous sporting events, a childrenâ™s museum and a civic center. La Crosse is a strong performing arts community with a local symphony orchestra, dance/ballet and theaters.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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