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Bozeman Health Histotechnologist (Casual Call) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

Collects and processes surgical specimens. Prepares and embeds specimens with paraffin. Cuts blocks and performs H&E stains with coverslips. Performs immunohistochemical stains as requested and maintains immunostainer & reagents. Prepares solutions and special stains. Processes frozen sections with rapid H&E stains. Enters procedure charge codes. Follows safe practices with infectious and/or hazardous materials. Utilizes equipment, and supplies in the department appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science related field; biology or life science

  • Preferred: Certified HIstotechnologist, HTL (ASCP)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepares and stains slide for Pathologist review.

  • Prepares tissues for embedding and staining.

  • Performs special & immunohistochemical staining procedures.

  • Prepares reagents and stains according to written procedures.

  • Leads, teaches, inspires, helps and consistently demonstrates hospital system behavioral standards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times.

  • Ability to work varied shifts in a busy and stressful environment.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making.

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity and maintains confidentiality.

  • Detail oriented, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.

  • Standard office equipment and computer applications; MS Office, EMR, internet applications etc.

  • Self-directed, completes assignments accurately, thoroughly and with minimal oversight.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

77344850 Pathology Lab