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Histology Technologist/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Histology Technologist/UKHC
Requisition Number RE26043
Working Title Histotech
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 09
Salary Range $19.66-31.91/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

AS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting, pushing, and pulling of objects and/or patients greater than 50 lbs.; sitting and standing for long periods of time; exposure to blood borne/airborne pathogens; regular exposure to chemicals and fumes; repetitive motion required at least half the time; risk of back injury.

Shift

40 hours/week; shift may vary; holiday and weekend call required on rotational basis

Job Summary

Busy academic medical center seeks to find an experienced histotechnologist that will perform routine histology duties including but not limited to embedding, microtomy, staining and special stains.

This position possesses the ability to consistently turn out slides of high quality, well-sectioned and well-stained, on a wide variety of tissues. Will be responsible for ensuring slides are submitted to the Pathologist in a timely manner.

Will also be responsible for operating processors, stainers, and slide engraver, as well as, filing slides and blocks. Maintains confidentiality at all times. Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, and staff. Attention to detail is a must.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Tissue embedding, staining, microtomy and cutting frozen sections, routine histology experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

HT or HTL certification and CoPath experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/25/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2021-01-13 Expires: 2021-02-12

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