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Histology Tech - Surgical Pathology - Second Shift

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.This position is eligible for our Clinical Laboratory Incentive Program which includes your choice of $10,000 Tuition Loan Forgiveness or $5,000 Commitment Incentive. To learn more on the incentive program guidelines and eligible positions, visit -
Summary:
This position performs a variety of medical tissue testing and administrative tasks in support of clinical activities. Work involves preparation of tissue samples, which enable pathologists to determine the cause of death, cause and degree of disease of patient and the course of treatment.Hours are 12PM-8:30PM Monday through Friday; must cover a Saturday (4-8 hours) once every 2 monthsResponsibilities:
1. Assists with instruction of Clinical Laboratory Science students, Pathology residents, and new employees. Serves as a technical resource.
2. Enters testing information into computerized database.
3. Investigates and resolves problems with equipment, patient results, specimens and/or workflow.
4. May participate on teams or individually perform special projects/assignments.
5. Prepares tissue slides by processing, embedding, sectioning, examining, and staining tissues received from surgical pathology, autopsy, hematology, cytology and research areas.
6. Reports results of testing to healthcare providers. Consults and confers with healthcare providers regarding test results.

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
--- Associate degree in biological or chemical science or completion of NAACLS accredited histotechnician program
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- HT(ASCP) certified or certification eligible by the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) within one year of hire date.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- If an Associate's degree, one (1) year of relevant experience.
--- If completion of NAACLS accredited histotechnician program, no years of experience are required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Surgical Pathology -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Evening JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Histology Tech - Surgical Pathology - Second Shift, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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