Histotechnologist/Histology Technician

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7115917

Posted: November 11, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Mission Statement
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
2:1 Match on retirement savings
Responsibilities*
Perform Immunohistochemistry staining by automated method, all in an efficient manner according to established policies, protocols, and procedures in a high-volume academic environment.
Maintains accurate records of quality assurance and quality control.
Maintains all lab equipment in a safe, efficient manner, in accordance with established guidelines.
Perform data entry.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications*
In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

Must meet CAP requirement for high complexity testing.
Previous experience with immunohistochemistry.
Knowledge of general laboratory practices and programs.
Knowledge of all aspects of Surgical Pathology (i.e., grossing, microtomy, immunohistochemistry, special stains, etc.).
Professional and collegial communication skills necessary to work closely with peers in an academic teamwork environment.
Receptive to and ability to adapt quickly to change.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Histotechnologist:

A minimum of 2 years of experience.
Histology Technician:

0-2 years of experience.
Histotechnologist:

Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or other related science field or an equivalent combination of education and clinical experience.
Completion of a Histotechnology training program is necessary.
HT (ASCP) certification or equivalent registry is desirable.
?Previous histotechnology experience is desirable
A minimum of 2 years of experience.
Histology Technician:

An Associate’s degree in relevant science and HT (ASCP) preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
?Some histology laboratory experience preferred
?0-2 years of experience.
Desired Qualifications*
HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.
Lean knowledge and application desirable.




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