St. Peters Health Histology Tech - Lab 1.0 FTE 6190.56 in Helena, Montana
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JOB SUMMARY (overview of job): Performs all duties required for histologic examination of tissues. Also performs all duties of the Cyto-Histo Assistant. Embeds tissue samples, operates tissue processor, cuts and stains frozen section specimens, performs routine microtomy and performs special stains as requested.
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE : One year experience in histology required. Must be able to cut tissue using a microtome and stain tissue. Must demonstrate familiarity with anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and computer operations. Previous hospital lab experience a plus.
EDUCATION : High School Diploma or GED preferred. Prefer college course work in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY : None required, but histotechnician certification preferred.
Aptitudes : Must be able to pay close attention to microscopic detail. Must demonstrate sufficient dexterity to cut very fine tissue. Must be flexible and organized to be able to perform special stains as requested. Demonstration of ability to perform duties with exceptional accuracy and efficiency. Demonstrated ability to plan and use time wisely. Ability to cope with a high work volume, requiring rapid production of accurate and satisfactory specimens for microscopic evaluation. Ability to work closely with others and with flexibility. Ability to represent the laboratory and hospital in a positive and professional manner.
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