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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Details
I am at least 18 years of age
I am authorized to work in the United States
I meet the job requirements as described
Work among the best. Be part of the interdisciplinary team that is the hallmark of an academic medical center. The Department of Clinical Laboratory is a full-service laboratory operating 24 hours a day. The staff performs millions of procedures annually, using some of the most cutting-edge technology and techniques available. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.
We currently have an opening for a Histotechnologist. The Histotechnologist is a member of the laboratory team who prepares tissue specimens for evaluation. A Pathologist then uses those complex techniques to establish and confirm a patient diagnosis. The tasks performed by the Histotechnologist require patience, mechanical ability and a strong knowledge of the biological sciences. There are five intricate steps which include: 1) Grossing/Fixation, 2) Processing, 3) Embedding, 4) Sectioning and 5) Staining; each an integral part of the Histotechnologist's job.
* Associate's degree or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university which includes 6 semester hours each in chemistry and biology and 1 full year of recent experience in histopathology required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
* ASCP NCA required.
* HT/HTL ASCP registration (or eligible) preferred.
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