Fairview Health Services  Histology Technician in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Histology Technician

Specialty Laboratory

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (West Bank)

Department Labs - Pathology

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Night

Date Posted 05/31/2018

Job Number 18-73224

Job Description:

This position has the responsibility of performing routine and specialized procedures in the Histopathology Laboratory. Although specialized procedures may be performed by this position, the emphasis is on routine procedures.

Histology Technician (HT) performs all work processes necessary for the production of microscopic preparations used for high complexity testing as defined by CLIA'88. The HT possesses working knowledge of the pathology laboratory performs routine and specialty procedures, recognizes problems, identifies basic causes, and makes corrections using established protocols. The HT correlates data based on knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affecting diagnostic test results and performs quality control procedures within established parameters. The HT collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to promote customer satisfaction. The HT works independently under general supervision.

Job Qualifications:

AMA approved histology technical program or 2 years college with emphasis on biological sciences and 1 year experience in histologic techniques is required. HT (ASCP) certification or eligible (completion within 1 year) is required. No experience necessary if completed AMA histology program. One to two years experience required if 2 years of college, but no formal training program.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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