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UCHealth

4050 Briargate Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Phone: (719) 364-5000
Web Site: careers.uchealth.org

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Histotechnologist ($5,000 sign on bonus)


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Category:

Histology Anatomic Pathology Manager & Supervisor

Title:

Histotechnologist ($5,000 sign on bonus)

Location:

Colorado Springs, CO 

Zip Code:

80920
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Employment Type:

Full time

Salary:

$24.11 per hour
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Job Requirements:

Requirements:
  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    * 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.

Job Description:

Summary: Provides high quality routine Hematoxylin and Eosin, immunohistochemically and histochemically stained slides to pathologist for routine or complex diagnosis and prognostic markers.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days/80 hours per pay period. 
Responsibilities:
  • 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 prognostic markers.
  • 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 needed.
  • 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 action.
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.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

Job ID:

39273