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McLaren Health Care Histotechnician in Flint, Michigan

Description

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, prepares tissue and other biological samples for examination by pathologists and cytotechnologists. Performs quality assurance functions and maintain procedure manuals. Maintains laboratory equipment and records following established accreditation guidelines and quality control standards.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Gross Pathology: Prepares specimens for gross description and assists at the grossing bench. Prepares frozen sections. Maintains the integrity of the specimen.

  2. Routine Histology: Embeds specimens accurately. Cuts slides that are fully representative of the block and stains them with routine H and E stain. Maintains the integrity of the specimen.

  3. Labels and distributes slides accurately. Performs maintenance and Q.C. on all equipment in the area. Communicates and documents any problems.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associates degree including coursework in chemistry and biology or completion of a histotechnician (HT) program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

  • Registry eligible as a histotechnician, HT (ASCP) certification from the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) required within 1 year of hire date and qualify under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Flint-Central Lab

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20007184

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