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Baylor Scott & White Health Pathology Tech in Temple, Texas

Shift/Schedule - 2nd shift 2pm-11pm (1 hr lunch)

Location - Temple

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.

Analytical 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

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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