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Histology Technologist

What You Will Do

Histology Technologist - Lab Pathology

Full-Time Days - 40 hours per week

Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Milwaukee,WI

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures in the laboratory including the review of tissue and bone marrow specimens.
  • Collects and prepares tissue specimens for complex and specialized tests to confirm a patient diagnosis.
  • Demonstrates ability to operate and maintain equipment, perform quality control, and participate in technical problem solving.
  • Provides instruction in theory, technical skills, safety protocols, and application of laboratory test procedures. Performs continuing education for laboratory personnel and maintains technical competence.
  • Assists in the operations of the department, including the performance and maintenance of quality assurance, disposal of wastes, and proper safety practices.
  • Assists with data collection or special projects as assigned.
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of the policies and procedures for patient preparation, sample requirements, specimen collection, and pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality.
  • Assists in documentation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Histotechnologist credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • None required.
Job ID: 395902
Category: Laboratory
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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