Posted on: January 13, 2022
Provides high quality routine Hematoxylin and Eosin,
immunohistochemically and histochemically stained slides to
pathologist for routine or complex diagnosis and prognostic
Work Schedule: Full Time Days/80 hours per pay period.
Embeds and sections processed tissue sections to produce slides for
diagnosis. Sections frozen tissue to produce slides for quick
diagnosis during surgical procedures.
Performs special staining techniques for interstitial elements of
tissue sections to include micro-organisms and various cellular
components including antigens and enzymes for complex diagnosis and
Conducts research and titrations of new antibodies used as
diagnostic tools for diagnosis and prognosis. Serves as a
consultant to laboratory staff and other clinical staff as
Maintains immediate work area and equipment used for embedding and
sectioning specimens. Maintains processing equipment, stainers and
solutions used in processes.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
* American Society for Clinical Pathology.
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Successful completion of a NAACLS
accredited Histotechnician program; or 60 semester hours of
academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university,
with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry
combined with one year full time acceptable experience in
histopathology; or Baccalaureate degree from a regionally
accredited college/university with combination of 30 semester hours
of biology and chemistry combined with successful completion of a
NAACLS accredited HT or HTL program or one year full time
acceptable experience in histopathology.
Required Licensure/Certification: Histotechnologist (HTL) or
Histotechnician (HT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology
(ASCP) within 6 months of hire.
Minimum Experience: None required.
The pay range for this position is: $24.11 - $36.17 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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