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Clinical Histology Technician - Special Procedures - 8am-5pm

Allied Health
Pathology COO 711058
161583 Requisition #
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Prepares histology material for pathologist review.  

- Prepares histology material using established departmental procedures and demonstrating high quality technical skills. 
- Produces histology materials at or above productivity standards.      

- Assists in training new laboratory personnel


Specimen preparation/Laboratory informatics/Safety
- Assists with all aspects of specimen processing including identifying, sorting and labeling of blocks and slides.
- Uses laboratory informatics system to document workflow, track and identify specimens.
- Performs all laboratory duties following established safety guidelines.


Quality Control, New Equipment/Solution Preparation
- Review patient material as part of section quality assurance and participates in laboratory quality control processes.
- Evaluates new equipment; procedures and techniques and participates in implementation.
- Prepares reagents and solutions. 
- Maintains and cleans laboratory and equipment. 

Other duties as assigned

Education Required:
High school diploma or equivalent. 

Experience Required:
With required education, three years of Histology Technician experience.
With Associate's degree, one year experience in histopathology within the last ten years under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, or eligible) or an appropriately certified medical scientist. 
With successful completion of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Histotechnician program, no experience is required.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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