Histologic Tech

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2018
Ref
401497224
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Occ Summary
Perform routine histopathological tests in a Duke University laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.

Work Performed
Prepare surgical, autopsy and research tissue for microscopic examination in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Prepare equipment for processing, embedding, microtome cutting, and mounting of tissue; perform routine special staining techniques.
Label and record slides of specimens received; provide specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the pathologist.
Obtain and log specimens from the operating rooms as required.
Perform frozen cryostat sectioning with assistance from assigned employees.
Assist in setting up equipment,instruments and apparatus for specific laboratory techniques.
Check work of assigned employees to ensure that staining work performed meets specified quality standards.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.
This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities N/A

Requisition Number 401497224
Location Durham
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Code 880 HISTOLOGIC TECH (N-C)
Job Family Level 82
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires an educational background generally equivalent to a high school education.

Experience

Work requires one year of related experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID 105296BR

 

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