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Lead Histology Technician - OSF011982

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 5 - 8 hour shifts (9p - 5:30a). No weekends or holidays. Minimal travel.
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor of Pathology assists in overseeing and directing work of lower-classified personnel engaged in preparing tissues for microscopic examination by freezing and cutting tissue samples, mounting specimens on slides and staining tissues.  Performs more complex and/or nonroutine histology procedures, and regularly reviews work performed in area to ensure work is carried out in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Qualifications

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Associates degree in a science or healthcare related field. 

 

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histology program and subsequent certification as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist, HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) . One year of Laboratory experience in Histology.

      

Licensure/Certifications

 

HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP)

 

 

 

Preferred

 

  • Bachelor Degree in a science or healthcare related field  


  • 1 - 3 years of Laboratory experience in Histology.

     

  • Histotechnologist HTL(ASCP) 

 

 

Other skills/knowledge

 

  • Technical expertise necessary in order to interpret tests, recognize abnormal test results, validate and optimize new testing platforms, synthesize complex technical procedures and troubleshoot technical or equipment issues.

     

  • Analytical skills necessary to interpret and determine appropriate specimen preparation method, and to evaluate suitability of slides or assay results produced.

     

  • Ability to work on several projects at one time with good organizational skills, judgment and technical skills.

     

     

  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively and communicate with patients and other health care professionals.

     

  • High level of professionalism and skillful performance in stressful situations.

 

 


 

 

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

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