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As a major academic health system, we offer candidates the opportunity to collaborate with multiple service lines including Nursing, Transplant, Oncology and Respiratory Therapy. Our laboratory Directors are experts in laboratory medicine and offer continuing education and training opportunities for our staff and management team. We are often the first to implement cutting-edge technology in laboratory testing, making us leaders in innovation and bringing advanced medicine and compassionate care to our community. We have a wide variety of specialty labs as well as Core Laboratory, TMS and Microbiology services, which allow technologists and managers to choose their own career path. In addition, we offer tuition reimbursement to encourage career advancement and professional growth and development.
We have both day and night shift options available!
This position performs a variety of medical tissue testing and administrative tasks in support of clinical activities. Work involves preparation of tissue samples, which enable pathologists to determine the cause of death, cause and degree of disease of patient and the course of treatment.
1. Assists with instruction of Clinical Laboratory Science students, Pathology residents, and new employees. Serves as a technical resource. 2. Enters testing information into computerized database. 3. Investigates and resolves problems with equipment, patient results, specimens and/or workflow. 4. May participate on teams or individually perform special projects/assignments. 5. Prepares tissue slides by processing, embedding, sectioning, examining, and staining tissues received from surgical pathology, autopsy, hematology, cytology and research areas. 6. Reports results of testing to healthcare providers. Consults and confers with healthcare providers regarding test results.
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
Education Requirements: - Associate degree in biological or chemical science or completion of NAACLS accredited histotechnician program Licensure/Certification Requirements: - HT(ASCP) certified or certification eligible by the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) within one year of hire date. Professional Experience Requirements: - If an Associate's degree, one (1) year of relevant experience. - If completion of NAACLS accredited histotechnician program, no years of experience are required.
Internal Number: 4135
About UNC Health
UNC Health is an integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. UNC Health is committed to empowering health, not just health care. From Magnet recognition to being named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes Magazine, we're proud to say that our hard work is consistently recognized, awarded, and celebrated.
UNC Health and our 33,000 employees, continue to serve as North Carolina’s Health Care System, caring for patients from all 100 counties and beyond our borders. We continue to leverage the world class research conducted in the UNC School of Medicine, translating that innovation to life-saving and life-changing therapies, procedures, and techniques for the patients who rely on us.