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University of Washington ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 186301

Department:

Posting Date: 01/13/2021

Closing Info:

Open Until Filled

Salary: $4,722.00 to $6,759.00 per month

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

Notes:

8 hour shifts between 5 am and 5pm Monday through Friday

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

Our ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY TECHNICIAN at UW Medical Center, scheduled to work 8 hour shifts between 5 am and 5pm Monday through Friday.

The team at UW Medicine Pathology is committed to providing timely and accurate diagnosis of biopsies and other material by highly qualified faculty, skilled technicians and dedicated staff members. Our expert consultation services feature proven diagnostic protocols, innovative technology and exemplary customer service.

UW Medicine Pathology provides clinical services in all areas of pathology, providing diagnostic procedures and analysis for more than 80,000 cases a year. We provide comprehensive diagnostic and personalized consultative services to physicians, community hospitals, independent laboratories and other health-care organizations, by combining sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of fully accredited laboratories with the resources of an academic and teaching institution in its delivery of pathology services.

Under the general supervision of the Histology Supervisor, the licensed Histology technician will perform histotechnology procedures such as processing, embedding, cutting, mounting, and staining of tissue specimens for evaluation and diagnosis by Pathologists.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform simple immunohistochemistry procedures;

  • Perform special stains via automated stainer and or manual staining;

  • Prepare laboratory solutions as needed in procedures;

  • Assist in Fine Needle Aspiration collection;

  • Use, care and maintain histology instruments;

  • Adhere to quality control and quality assurance requirements and perform low to medium complexity research projects.

  • Independently monitors reagent use and prepares appropriate volumes needed, records daily instrument temperatures and performs preventative maintenance on instruments according to prescribed protocols.

  • Successfully navigates the network computer to accession clinical and research cases, order simple lab tests, review work lists and provide case status to inquiring pathologists and clinicians.

  • May assist in procedures in various services of anatomic pathology as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Certified, or certified within two years from the date of hire, at the Technician level by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists or the Microscopy Society of America

OR

equivalent education/experience.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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