OR - Histotechnologist


181277
Corvallis, OR
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06/01/2021
70
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSEPerforms all of the repetitive (high volume) tests in a modern anatomic pathology laboratory. Cuts, stains, and mounts specimens of human tissue to provide data on functioning of tissues and organs, causes and/or progress of disease, following established standards and practices. Provides input in designing, evaluating and implementing new methods.DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONThe laboratory teams have responsibilities for testing samples that may include blood, body fluids and tissue to aid in diagnosis of diseases, illnesses or conditions that may need medical attention. Lab tests are processed for hospital inpatients and emergency room patients twenty four hours a day. In addition, testing is performed on outpatient and clinic specimens. This lab is licensed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Act (CLIA), and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONSASCP, AMT or equivalent certified Histotechnician/Histotechnologist required.
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP); Laboratory Certifications(HEW,ASCP,AMT,NCA)

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