Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Histology Technologist in the Anatomic Pathology Lab. In this role as a Histology Technologist, you will be processing surgical tissues for review by pathologist of specimens from hospital, outpatient clinics and outside clients. Vacancies in Histology have caused delays in completing pathology reports for surgical cases and required agency staff to be hired to meet the expected turnaround times. The Anatomic Pathology Lab operates within UChicago Medicine's Department of Pathology, we provide reference laboratory testing to various related and unrelated health care entities, managed care organizations and non-affiliated hospitals, outpatient clinics and private physicians' offices. We offer a full range of diagnostic services.
In consultation with the Lab Supervisor and Chief Test Dev Histotech, is responsible for preparing and processing surgical, autopsy, and Outreach tissue specimens by routine histologic techniques to be examined under a microscope by a pathologist.
Essential Job Functions
• Perform testing as necessary.
• Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnologist program; and/or
• Five years’ experience in a histology laboratory setting
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in biology or other laboratory science
• Certification (or eligibility) for Histotechnician (HT) and/or Histotechnologist (HTL) through American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent
Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
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