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Histologist 2 - Pathology 8/24/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1247
AJE Ref #
575968970
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:



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The Anatomic Pathology Lab, at Rush University Medical Center, processes approximately 25,000 samples per year.
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The Histo technologist works closely with our Pathologists to prepare materials which are crucial to disease diagnosis.
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This position offers the opportunity to work with a variety of specimen types, from our active surgery, hematology, and dermatology services.



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:



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Embeds and cuts tissue sections, prepares, stains, and labels slides according to established procedures.
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Performs special stains on bone marrow aspirates.
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Performs routine equipment maintenance, QC procedures, preparation of reagents, and basic troubleshooting of problems.
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Participates in special projects and procedures, completes them within an agreed time frame.



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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Associate of Science degree in relevant science required.
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Current professional laboratory certification or certification eligible from nationally recognized certifying agency, HT (ASCP) or HTL(ASCP).
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Previous laboratory experience preferred.
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Ability to work in fast pace environment required.
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Ability to lift a minimum of 10 lbs. and perform repetitive motions.
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Must be able to effectively interact with peers, internal and external customers



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
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Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.
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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.