The University of Kansas Hospital - Laboratory Careers

Histotechnologist Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: SURGICAL PATHOLOGY

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Evenings

Hours: 15:30-Midnight

Work among the best. Be part of the interdisciplinary team that is the hallmark of an academic medical center. The Department of Clinical Laboratory is a full-service laboratory operating 24 hours a day. The staff performs millions of procedures annually, using some of the most cutting-edge technology and techniques available. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.


We currently have an opening for a Histotechnologist. The Histotechnologist is a member of the laboratory team who prepares tissue specimens for evaluation. A Pathologist then uses those complex techniques to establish and confirm a patient diagnosis. The tasks performed by the Histotechnologist require patience, mechanical ability and a strong knowledge of the biological sciences. There are five intricate steps which include: 1) Grossing/Fixation, 2) Processing, 3) Embedding, 4) Sectioning and 5) Staining; each an integral part of the Histotechnologist's job.


Requirements:

Associate's degree or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university which includes 6 semester hours each in chemistry and biology and 1 full year of recent experience in histopathology required; Bachelor's degree preferred.

ASCP NCA required.

HT/HTL ASCP registration (or eligible) preferred.

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