Under general supervision and following established procedures, receives and prepares surgical and autopsy tissue specimens (including frozen sections and specimens for special study for microscopic and pathological examination. Receives, logs, and performs standard histological procedures (embedding, sectioning, staining, cover slipping, labeling, etc.) on routine surgical and autopsy tissues specimens. Performs advanced histotechniques in immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy. Assists pathologist with gross dissection of tissue specimens; sets up area, instruments and equipment; prepares chemical reagents and solutions. Files and retrieves slides, paraffin blocks and surgical pathology reports; prepares and correlates slides and surgical reports for pathologist. Operates and maintains all laboratory equipment (including performing quality control and preventive maintenance); replenishes stock reagents. Participates in training other laboratory personnel, development and implementation of new procedures and research projects. Assists pathologist or designate in performance of tasks related to medical photography. Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. High school diploma plus two years histotechnology training, or
2. Associated of Science degree or xx number of college credit hours taken in science plus one year histotechnology training, or
3. Certificate from accredited school of histotechnology.
4. Must be registered as HTL (Histotechnologist), HT (Histotechnician), or registry eligible through the ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists).
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC University Laboratories, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Shift Begin: 1:00 AMShift End: 9:30 AM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005038387
About DMC University Laboratories, Inc.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.