Receives and accurately processes surgical or diagnostic tissue specimens
from various hospital departments and physician offices. Accurately prepares
histologic/cytological slides from tissue sections or body fluids for
microscopic examination and diagnosis by Pathologist. Identifies, prepares,
cuts, stains and preserves specimens in such a manner to assist the Pathologist
to render a reliable diagnosis. Maintains Pathology Laboratory equipment
and supplies. Maintains accurate files. Maintains performance improvement
activities within the department and participates in QI activities.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Histologic Technician training at a certified training program/healthcare
careers college or on the job training.
One year related experience.
Basic computer knowledge and word processing skills.