Bring your expertise to Mercy Medical Center located just six-blocks from Baltimore's Inner Harbor by joining our Pathology Team. Mercy Medical Center is one of two health systems in the state of Maryland named a "Best Employer" by Forbes Magazine. By joining Mercy Medical Center, you become part of not only an organization but a family, dedicated to providing the highest standards of care and serving all individuals with courtesy, respect and compassion.
The purpose of a Histotechnician is to assist in accession properly process surgical specimens to preserve the tissue morphology and cell structure. Prepares quality and representative tissue section on a glass slide for microscopical evaluation and to perform special stains or any special immunohistochemical procedures needed for diagnostic purpose.
Successful completion of Histotechnician Program from an accredited NAACLS School; or an Associate Degree and training at a hospital and met ASCP eligibility requirements for certification; or ASCP certified.
2 years experience in Histology preferred.
Certification Requirement: ASCP (preferred)
eligible Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize one or more of the following: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Meditech (if applicable to position), Epic (if applicable to position) and Performance Manager/NetLearning.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.
Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team with other employees.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Routine Histology Technique
Frozen Section Technique
Special Stain Technique
Use a microtome to cut paraffin tissue sections
Performs frozen sections
Knowledge of Histology technique and skills
Internal Number: 08723
About Mercy Medical Center
Bring your expertise to Mercy Medical Center located just six-blocks from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Mercy Medical Center is one of the only two health system employers in the state of Maryland to be named a “Best Employer” by Forbes Magazine. Joining Mercy Medical Center, you become a part of not only an organization but a family dedicated business that hold ourselves to the highest standards of care and to serving all individuals with courtesy, respect and compassion.