Histology Technologist - Surgical Pathology/Histology-PT

Histology Technologist - Surgical Pathology/Histology-PT


Biweekly Hours: 40.00

Shift: Weekdays as scheduled; start times rotating between 4a and 8a. Evening hours/start times are negotiable.

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


Performs a variety of Anatomic Pathology laboratory procedures of various complexities with technical supervision while following procedural guidelines. Ensures all procedures and protocols adhere to departmental guidelines, safety and regulatory requirements, and quality control standards. Coordinates with a diverse group of people and skill levels in performing daily operational tasks. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: Registered Histology Technician (HT) or Histology Technologist (HTL) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) OR presents proof at the time of job application in the form of an Admission Notice from the ASCP that 1) an application for registration has been submitted, and 2) eligibility documentation has been approved for examination scheduling. (NOTE: If the second option is applicable, must provide official notification to The MetroHealth System of a passing score on the certification examination within one month of the Admission Notice expiration date.)Education or education combined with experience in one of the following combinations: - Associate of Science degree in an Applied Science or equivalent as outlined in CLIA-88 (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988) Regulations. OR - HS Diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam,and past experience performing tissue handling and dissecting/grossing prior to April 24, 1995, with documentation of tissue handling and dissecting/grossing proof from previous employers.Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Preferred: Experience with electronic equipment and computer systems. Bachelor of Science degree.Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids. Physical Demands: