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Histotechnician

Stormont Vail Health
Topeka, KS 66625
**Summary:** Responsible for consistent and high quality tissue blocks and slides to facilitate accurate and timely diagnoses rendered by the Pathologist. Paraffin block tissues, section, mount and stain tissue sections demonstrating a working knowledge of traditional and rapid processing, special and immunohistochemical (IHC) staining. Assist pathologist in gross sectioning of tissues. Utilize computer system for daily procedure i.e., patient registration, accessioning specimen, report generation and etc.

















**Essential Duties and Responsibilities** include the following. Other duties may be assigned.













+ Prepare tissue section slides for Pathologist. Paraffin block, section, mount, stain and coverslip tissue specimens as described in procedure manual.



+ Perform special stains and IHC stains as requested by the Pathologist.



+ Prepare solutions and stains as required.



+ Perform and record quality control as directed in procedure manual.



+ Maintain supply levels using cost-effective inventory control.



+ Perform and record preventative maintenance on equipment.

+ Maintain records and specimens as per department procedure.

+ Discard tissue specimens properly as per department procedure.

+ File paraffin blocks, stained tissue slides and maintain files as directed by policy.

+ Train new employees in histology techniques.

+ Participate in process improvement projects.

+ Accurately utilize, at full function, the pathology computer system.



















**Qualifications:**









To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

















**Education/Experience:**









HS diploma/GED required. One year of phlebotomy/lab experience required. Working knowledge of basic medical terminology and understanding of medical/clinical treatment processes preferred.

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Posted: 2020-02-08 Expires: 2020-03-09

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