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Histology Tech

Job Ref
1809152
Category
Nursing & Patient Support
Job Family
Nursing Support/Patient Care
Department
Schedule
Full-time
Facility
Clearvista Parkway

Clearvista Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN 46256
United States

Shift
Day Job
Hours
7:00am - 5:00pm
Job Location
  • The Histology technician position is located in Indianapolis, IN at Dawes Fretzin Dermatology Group
Job Duties
  • Under the direction of the Physician, prepares surgical slides for review by the physician. The standard of ethical and professional performance must be consistent with established medical laboratory practices. 
  • Verifies the specimen validity, identification, and requisition effectively, utilizing knowledge, skills and resources
  • Follows histologic principles regarding specimen acceptability and integrity
  • Prepares microscopic slides on human tissue for diagnostic purposes: includes grossing, embedding, microtomy, staining, and cover slipping of both paraffin processed tissue and frozen sectioning
  • Performs histochemical stains on a variety of tissues to assist in diagnosis
  • Receives and accessions specimens to include all manual and computerized data entry
Experience
  • Three (3) years Histology bench experience
  • Specific training in histology procedures
  • Previous Mohs experience preferred
Education
  • Eligible for HT(ASCP) certification, and 60 college credits to perform grossing according to CLIA regulations. 
Skills
  • Able to differentiate tissues for appropriate embedding
  • Experienced in cutting and staining (to include special staining procedures)
  • Experience with dermatology specimens
  • Knowledge of CLIA/CAP standards. Knowledge of OSHA, Safety and Compliance Regulations
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills with ability to maintain records
  • Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically
  • Experience with trouble shooting histology equipment problems
  • Demonstrated ability in handling confidential information as it relates to physicians, employees, patients, and external customer groups
Alternative Titles
Histotech, Histotechnician

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