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Histotechnician - Pathology - Mercy Health West Hospital in Green Township, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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JOB SUMMARY (2-4 sentences)

Prepares and processes surgical specimens; assists with frozen sections and cytology specimen preparation; maintains equipment; logs specimens; performs required filing and other clerical functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (7-10 statements)

  • Receives  tissue and other specimens from surgery or other hospital departments; checks requisitions and containers for accuracy; prepares grossing area and assists the Pathologist with the grossing procedures; cleans grossing area and disposes of soiled material per safety requirements; receives tissue from all facilities and loads processor at the end of each day.

  • Assists other hospital departments by making and staining slides for the Pathologist's review.

  • Performs routine staining; performs special staining procedures on tissue and cytology specimens; cuts and stains frozen section material for Pathologist's review.

  • Prepares tissue for sending to other sites for grossing; prepares tissues or slides for reference lab requests including preparation of appropriate forms.

  • Performs maintenance on equipment; prepares necessary solutions and maintains histology and cytology stain lines.

  • Demonstrates competencies of computer tasks: accessioning, logging, result entry, printing reports and faxing time sheets.

  • Remains current in the field through completion of all mandatory competencies and training modules, regular review of departmental policies and procedures and participation in continuing education opportunities; adheres to regulations and standards set forth by regulatory agencies.

MINIMUM EDUCATION

Required Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Shift and Job Schedule

Hours: Full-Time, Hours/Weekly

Schedule: 1:00pm - 9:30pm

Shift: Evenings

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