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Histotechnology/Histology Job Detail:

Histologist
6/30/2017
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Essentia Health
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Duluth, MN     
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Histologist – Duluth, MN (32831BR)

The Histologist (HT/HTL) processes and prepares pathology and cytology specimens, as defined by CLIA, for pathologist and cytotechnologist interpretation. Job duties may consist of routine and special staining procedures, IHC and ISH, Mohs and routine frozen sections as required in the diagnosis, treatment and management of pathologic conditions on patients of all ages. Problem solving skills, participation in Quality Assurance, Quality Control monitoring, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting are required. The (HT/HTL) promotes Essentia Health’s vision statement. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.

QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required:
•Graduate of NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program, OR
•Successful completion of 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND one year full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last five years, OR
•An associate or bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), AND one year full time acceptable experience in a histopathology (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last five years. Licensure/Certifications required:
•ASCP Certification as a Histotechnician (HT)
•Certification as HT is required within one year from the date of hire or the date of ASCP testing eligibility.

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.

To apply to this opportunity or others available at Essentia Health, Please visit us online at www.EssentiaHealth.org


 

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