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Histotechnologist

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Responsibilities:
·         Processing and preparing patient tissue for histological or immunohistological analysis according to department procedures using a wide range and depth of technical knowledge.
·         Perform histological or immunohistological techniques, histochemical and/or immunohistochemical and enzyme histochemical and/or immunohistochemical reactions with minimal supervision.
·         Support continuous improvement of the anatomical pathology laboratory services of the organization to ensure high quality and timely pathology preparations for a quality diagnosis.
 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of two years experience with histopathological and/or immunohistological processes and frozen section processing in Mohs surgery or certified as a Histotechnician (HT) ASCP, OR Histotechnologist (HTL) ASCP or Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) ASCP or equivalent (i.e. Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP or Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) NCA prior to 2004, or have previously qualified as a technologist under 42 CFR.1433 published 3/14/90 [55 FR 9538] on or before 2/28/92) required.
  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Education and training equivalent to 60 semester hours from an accredited institution that, at a minimum, include either 24 semester hours of science courses that include i) 6 semester hours of chemistry ii) 6 semester hours of biology iii) 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination (One year of related experience equals one year of education) required. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified HT(ASCP) QIHC preferred.
  • Experience in immunohistochemistry is preferred.
  • Bachelor of science or successful completion of a formally recognized histology technique training program preferred.
  • Knowledge and application of immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence preferred.
  • Knowledge of paraffin embedded tissue, frozen tissue and immunohistochemistry preferred.

    About Us:

    Nebraska Medicine is the most esteemed academic health system in the region, consisting of 809 licensed beds at its two hospitals, more than 1,000 physicians and 40 specialty and primary care clinics in Omaha and surrounding areas. In 2017, Nebraska Medicine earned the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, Inc. which recognizes it in the top ten quality academic health systems in the United States. For four straight years, Nebraska Medicine has also been named to Becker's Hospital Review's list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.

 

 






Job Details

Date Posted December 12, 2018
Date Closes December 27, 2018
Requisition 11414
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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