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HISTOLOGY TECH II

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Reference #: 1360604

Job Description

Auto req ID
111901BR

Duke Entity
DUHS CLINICAL LABS

Job Code
4073 HISTOLOGY TECH II

Job Description

Occ Summary
Perform routine histopathological tests in a clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.

Work Performed

  • Perform routine and special paraffin sections of surgical and autopsy tissue for microscopic examination in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Prepare equipment and reagents for processing, embedding, microtome cutting and mounting of tissue; perform routine and special staining techniques.
  • Label, file,discard and maintain records of tissue samples and containers, tissue processing cassettes, final paraffin blocks and slides.
  • Label and record slides of specimens received; provide specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the pathologist.
  • Obtain and log specimens from the operating rooms and other areas as required.
  • Perform frozen cytostat sectioning.
  • Set up equipment,instruments, reagents and apparatus for specific laboratory techniques.
  • Perform various Quality Control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Utilize various hospital information systems and software.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated competency in histological laboratory skills.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks on routine and special material.


Level Characteristics
N/A



Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401578809

Position Title
HISTOLOGY TECH II

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
E1

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
SURGICAL PATHOLOGY

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

BS/BA preferred. Registered or registry eligible as HistologyTechnician ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology).

Experience

One year experience with BS/BA or AS/AA. No experience needed forNAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)Program.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Registered or registry eligible as Histology Technician ASCP