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Per Diem Histotechnologist at HUP
  • Job ID: 85090
  • Job Category: Medical Laboratory/Pathology
  • Specialty Area: Medical Laboratory/Pathology
  • Primary Shift: Variable
  • Work Schedule: Variable
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3020 Market St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Part Time Regular 19- hrs/wk

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Position Description:
Histology Technicians are allied health professionals employed in the clinical laboratory with advanced training that provides them with ability to perform technical procedures to provide results to the pathologists for rendering diagnosis. These procedures are performed according to established and approved policies that are in compliance with CAP standards. Histology Technicians work under the direction and supervision of the medial director.

Minimum Requirements:
• Associates degree in biological science plus a minimum of 1 year working as a histology technician or graduation from an accredited Histology program or CAP BOR certification.
• Knowledge in general biology, anatomy, physiology, chemistry and Medical
• Must qualify as able to perform high-complexity testing per the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act.

Additional Information:
The Histology technician observes proper biohazard waste handling, chemical hygiene, and fire and emergency procedures. The Histology technician performs routine and specialized procedures that require a very high level of technical skill and use of independent judgment. As a member of a team consisting of clerks, technicians, technologists, residents, fellows and pathologists, the Histology technician is expected to maintain an open line of communications with other members of the team. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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