This is a full time opportunity for a histology tech in a busy hospital environment at Northwest Medical Cneter. Use state of the art equipment to provide diagnostic materials for the pathology department. This is a great teamwork environment with plenty of variety to use and improve your skills.
Job Summary: Prepares and stains specimens of human body tissue so all structure detail or substance will be visible for evaluation by Pathologist, under general supervisions and according to established policies, procedures and standards. Prepares solutions, performs special mountings and stains and performs related service duties. Cuts, stains, mounts, and studies specimens of human tissue to provide data on functioning of tissues and organs, causes and/or progress of disease, following established standards and practices. Assists customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Performs specimen triage handling procedures, and assists with gross room examinations when necessary. Performs and understands immunhistochemistry (IHC) and special stain techniques, and prepares all associated reagents/solutions. Performs and understands both routine and cytologic preparation and staining procedures. Performs standard tissue embedding and microtomy techniques. Performs clerical and billing functions within the Pathology Department.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.