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Professional Research Assistant - Histology Technician
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus - Aurora, CO


Nature of Work
The Morphology and Phenotyping Core (http://medschool.ucdenver.edu/Histology), in the Department of Dermatology and the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine, is searching for a Histology Technician.  The successful candidate will perform histology services for investigators at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, thereby supporting their research.  Such services include tissue grossing, processing, embedding, and sectioning, as well as performing histological stains.

Professional Field
The successful candidate will independently conduct histology services.

Examples of Work Performed
The successful candidate will perform histology techniques, which include tissue grossing, processing, embedding, and sectioning, as well as performing histological stains.  In addition, he/she will support day-to-day operations of the Morphology and Phenotyping Core including, but not limited to, maintaining lab equipment and maintaining a computer database.  This is a full-time position and will require occasional work on the weekends.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The candidate should be well-trained in histology techniques.  Previous experience working in a histology laboratory is strongly desired.  The candidate must have good organizational skills, strong work ethic, excellent record keeping abilities, and a willingness to learn.  The candidate must be able to work independently as well as in a team.  Further, the candidate is expected to interact professionally with laboratory colleagues and Core clients.

Minimum Requirements
Candidates with previous experience working in a histology laboratory will be given preference.

For more information, please contact Dr. Maranke Koster at maranke.koster@ucdenver.edu

Posted 3/18/19




Histotechnologist - Swedish Medical Center - Englewood, CO



Histotechnologist-03167-75932
Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center
Job: Laboratory
Schedule: Full-time

Description


Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the south metro Denver area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of Technical Procedures in Histology.
Able to perform department clerical duties with accuracy and efficiency.
Responsible for the production of routine and special Histology Tests, Stains and slides.
Responsible for producing high quality microscopic slides.
Responsible for following all quality and regulatory standards in performing tasks.
Responsible for maintaining effective communication between coworkers and management.
Actively participates in staff meeting as scheduled.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
Exercises good judgment in conflict resolution.
Responsible for maintaining the necessary levels of confidentiality.
Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
ASCP certification or eligible preferred.

Education:
AS or BS degree in related sciences preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years experience that demonstrates the knowledge and expertise necessary.
Working knowledge of all Histology procedures-Embedding, Microtomy, Tissue Processing, Fixation, Decalcification, Routine and Special Staining, and Immunohistochemistry.
Familiar with all equipment in the Histology Laboratiory.
Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments or refers to appropriate sources for repairs.
Good communication skills.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Able to embed 75 blocks an hour.
Able to cut 50 slides an hour.
Able to perform H&E stain with consistent results.
Able to perform all special stains and IHC procedures without unnecessary repeats.
Able to cut and stain frozen section in 5 minutes.
Able to perform all cytology slide preparation work.
Able to order pathology specimens accurately and efficiently.
Able to provide quick, accurate customer service.
Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately.
Able to adjust to changing workload.


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Posted 1/24/2019



Highlands Ranch Hospital - Highlands Ranch, CO



Position Available: Histotechnologist
Facility: Highlands Ranch Hospital
Department: HRH Hist Dept
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Scheduled Days & Hours: M-F
Requisition number: 78783

At UCHealth, we do things differently - Highlands Ranch Hospital

The new 87 bed hospital in Highlands Ranch will join UCHealth's proud tradition of superior care and unwavering commitment to patients and the communities we serve. Highlands Ranch Hospital combines a high energy environment and a "patient first mentality," giving employees the opportunity to deliver the highest quality care to patients. The highest quality of care gives patients access to advanced treatments, complex surgeries and innovative clinical trials across the entire UCHealth system.


Histotechnologist - Provides high quality routine Hematoxylin and Eosin, immunohistochemically and histochemically stained slides to pathologist for routine or complex diagnosis and prognostic markers.

Job duties

Embeds and sections processed tissue sections to produce slides for diagnosis. Sections frozen tissue to produce slides for quick diagnosis during surgical procedures.

Performs special staining techniques for interstitial elements of tissue sections to include micro-organisms and various cellular components including antigens and enzymes for complex diagnosis and prognostic markers.

Conducts research and titrations of new antibodies used as diagnostic tools for diagnosis and prognosis. Serves as a consultant to laboratory staff and other clinical staff as needed.

Maintains immediate work area and equipment used for embedding and sectioning specimens. Maintains processing equipment, stainers and solutions used in processes.



Requirements

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.
Certification as a Histotechnologist (HTL) or Histotechnician (HT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). State licensure if required by law.


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Posted 1/5/2019