The Pathology Tech accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS, assist with frozen section specimens, assist with autopsies, inventories and orders supplies, and ensures all cassettes are loaded onto tissue processors at the appropriate time.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS following standard procedures.
Assists with frozen section specimens by preparing specimen, correctly cutting specimen using cryostat and staining specimen.
Assists with autopsies by preparing instruments and equipment, preparing decedents for autopsy as well as assists in the performance of autopsies including organ weighing, specimen collection, preservation, and storage.
Loads tissue cassettes onto processors at the appropriate time.
Inventories supplies and ensures there are adequate supplies at all times.
Performs maintenance and minor repairs on equipment as need or as requested.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
Statistical and critical thinking abilities.
Ability to comprehend and communicate instructions.
Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!