• Job Title: Anatomic Pathology Technolgst
  • Job ID: 459710
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Pathology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $19.30
  • Salary Range Max: $28.95

Position summary

Anatomic Pathology Technolgst (Job Opening 459710) - Anatomic Pathology Technologist (AP Tech) who provides services in the Surgical Pathology Gross Room, which is a laboratory within the Division of Surgical Pathology, Department of Pathology; receives surgical specimens from hospital staff and couriers for gross and microscopic examination; confirms patient identity and specimen labeling requirements; triages specimens for diagnostic tests; accessions all cases using surgical pathology software (CoPath) providing accurate associated billing for surgical specimens; retrieves tissue from various patient care areas throughout hospital; facilitates problem resolution for unacceptable specimens; performs gross examination of all biopsies and some non-complex surgical excisions; assists with the microtomy of frozen section slide preparation; assists with staining and coverslipping of frozen section slides; assists with permanent labeling of frozen section slides; answers laboratory phone; opens surgical specimens to allow for appropriate fixation; assists with storage shelf organization; assists with inventory management; and assists with equipment maintenance and cleaning. Opportunity may exist for autopsy diening. Hours of work are approximately 11:00am am 7:30pm, Monday-Friday, and coverage will be in E415 Doan Hall and James D576 on a rotational basis.

Education and experience

An earned associate degree in a laboratory science or biological sciences, obtained from an accredited institution, OR a Bachelor's Degree to include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory courses, OR 24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination; training or experience as a tissue prosector desired, experience with pathology billing/coding desired; experience as a histotechnologist desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen