Histotechnician or Histotechnologist - Laboratory



City
La Crosse
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Position description
The histology laboratory contributes a valuable service to help pathologists provide patient diagnoses. The histotechnician/histotechnologist prepares tissues for microscopic diagnosis by a Pathologist utilizing a variety of manual, semi-automated and automated technologies. The histotechnician/histotechnogist is responsible for maintaining the integrity of tissue through the pre-analytic to post-analytic phase in the Anatomic Pathology laboratory. The histotechnician/histotechnologist is responsible for producing slides of good to superior quality and works closely with the Pathologist to provide slides in an efficient and timely manner.
Qualifications
Histotechnician - Diploma/Certificate Histology Technician or Associates Degree in Histology. Completion of a clinical practicum in an Anatomic Pathology laboratory.

Histotechnologist -Bachelor's degree.

Candidates who have education/work experience and are registry eligible and/or have obtained their HT/HTL certification are considered to have met the education requirement.

Visa Sponsorship not available for this position
Additional qualifications
Graduate of a NAACLS accredited program preferred. Graduates of the Mayo School of Health Sciences Histology Technician Program will receive preference. Computer skills. Must be highly organized, efficient, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking. Ability to work independently. Must possess good manual dexterity. Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written. Must possess problem solving skills.
License or certification
HTL or equivalent. Must obtain registry within six months of becoming registry eligible upon employment, initial certification is required to demonstrate competency, but ongoing maintenance is not required ongoing maintenance is not required. Mohs certificate is acceptable in place of HTL.

Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.53 per hour for Histotechnician and $24.37 per hour for Histotechnologist .
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
75
Schedule details
Rotating shifts between the hours of 0400-1400 Monday through Friday
Site description
La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Clinical Labs
Job posting number
134909BR
Recruiter
Rhonda Wilson
Equal opportunity employer
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