Denver Health Histotechnician PRN in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary Under minimal supervision, independently performs all duties specializing in preparing microscopic tissue samples and the special staining of requested samples needed by the pathologist. Performs and maintains all quality control and maintenance records required in the laboratory. PRN position mainly mornings to cover vacations. Minimum Qualifications Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent prior to January 2, 2005; or Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program; or 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry combined with one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology; or Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with combination of 30 semester hours of biology and chemistry combined with successful completion of a NAACLS accredited HT or HTL program or one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology.

Experience: One year of experience as a Histotechnician/Histotechnologist

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of Pathology as well as specialized laboratory equipment, special staining, immunohistochemical staining techniques and frozen sectioning techniques.

Certificate/License/Registration: ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathology) certification as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist. For certifications of 2004 and forward, re-certification with ASCP must occur every third year. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.

Area of Interest: Laboratory/Pathology Services

Shift Type: Varies

Requisition ID: 47863


Employment Type: Intermittent/Per Diem

Minimum: $20.6

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Mid-point: $25.75

Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Maximum: $30.9

Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: ASCP