Histology Technician
Robbinsdale, MN 
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Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
About North Memorial Health

At North Memorial Health, you're part of an inclusive health family that is rooted in our values of relationships, inventiveness, and accountability. Empathy and care are at the heart of North's culture which is designed to actively support each team member's wellbeing and growth. Our strength lies in our diversity, and we embrace the unique contributions and experiences of each person. Together, we empower customers to achieve their best health.

About this position

Processes, embeds, cuts and stains tissue sections for pathological examinations. Provides and communicates information to authorized sources.

What we'll expect from you

* Follows established policies and procedures for processing biological specimens for analysis.
* Recognizes the existence of procedural and technical problems and takes corrective action according to predetermined criteria or refers the problem to the appropriate supervisor.
* Demonstrates technical skills as required to maintain competency.
* Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
* The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
* The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list. * Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
* Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
* Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
* Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

* Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
* Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
* Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
* Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
* Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
* Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
* Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements Education

* High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
* Associate degree in Histotechnology or Laboratory Science from an accredited institution; or, prior to April 24, 1995 qualified as a technician according to CLIA's 'Grandfather' provision or, has equivalent experience and been deemed competent.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

* Minimum of one year current laboratory experience in a clinic or hospital required. * Ability to perform assigned histology duties which include embedding, cutting, and staining.
* Ability to assist pathologist with gross specimen analysis.
* Knowledge of common special stains.
* Ability to operate laboratory computer system as appropriate.

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

ASCP certification or equivalent required within 6 months of hire and maintained as a condition of continued employment - NMHC Standard

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory where Applicable

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred


NMHC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities as well as all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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