Pathology Tech

in Pflugerville, TX

Pathology Tech Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24007450

  • Job Location

    Pflugerville, TX 78660, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

JOB SUMMARY

The Pathology Tech accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS, assist with frozen section specimens, assist with autopsies, inventories and orders supplies, and ensures all cassettes are loaded onto tissue processors at the appropriate time.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS following standard procedures.
  • Assists with frozen section specimens by preparing specimen, correctly cutting specimen using cryostat and staining specimen.
  • Assists with autopsies by preparing instruments and equipment, preparing decedents for autopsy as well as assists in the performance of autopsies including organ weighing, specimen collection, preservation, and storage.
  • Loads tissue cassettes onto processors at the appropriate time.
  • Inventories supplies and ensures there are adequate supplies at all times.
  • Performs maintenance and minor repairs on equipment as need or as requested.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
  • Statistical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate instructions.
  • Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
  • Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
  • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

Job Skills

  • pathology
  • surgical pathology
  • autopsy
  • specimen collection
  • surgical
  • infection control
  • infection control standards

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