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Job ID: 185185
Category: Medical Laboratory/Pathology
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Day Shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
General Summary Statement
Performs a variety of functions as a member of the Surgical Pathology (Histology) work group preparing tissue samples for gross and microscopic evaluation by the Pathologist and/or Pathologist Assistant. All activities comply with established policy, procedure, standards and practices outlined in the department manuals.
Education Training and Experience
Completion of an accredited Histotechnology training program or equivalent,ora Medical Technology training program that includes Histotechnology training, is required. An Associates Degree is preferred. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a full service histology laboratory with knowledge of specialized techniques is required. Must possess the ability to operate and maintain: 1) complex laboratory equipment providing routine histology services and 2) Hospital/Laboratory Information Systems. Must have knowledge of accreditation requirements, compliance methods and inspection preparedness.
HT (ASCP), MT/MLT(ASCP), HTL(ASCP) or eligible.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.