Responsible for providing a variety of routine and/or complex tests and procedures on tissue and related surgical specimens submitted for histological examination.
Understands test principles, theory, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation of all instrumentation in assigned areas.
Tasks to include, but not limited to, microtomy, embedding, staining, reagent preparation. Performs and documents quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Performs special stains and immunohisotchemistry, (manual or automated), after reagent preparation.
Ability to utilize critical thinking skills to perform above tasks and responsibilities.
Trained to complete tissue gross examination as needed.
Must meet the High Complexity qualifications as written in CLIA 42CFR493.
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
High School Diploma or GED
Licenses & Certifications
ASCP, AMT,AAB or equiv or elig
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
– Physical/Life Science/related
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
– Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
– Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
– 401(k) plan
– Tuition Assistance
– Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
– On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
– Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center