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Pathology Gross Technician

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
We are seeking a Pathologist Gross Technician to join the LabCorp team where we are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical laboratory services. Come work in our Pathology laboratory located in Seattle, WA. alongside a highly trained staff with the latest technology. Our services are performed with the utmost care, expertise, integrity and respect for the patient. In this position, you will work in a fast-paced, customer-focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".
Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 3:00AM to 11:30PM

Shift Differential Pay: $2.50/hour

Location: 550 17th Avenue - Suite 300 , Seattle WA
Job Responsibilities
  • Perform technical tasks that involve in the accurate gross description and dissection of surgical specimens
  • Prepare sections of human tissue for pathologist diagnostic study
  • Diagram pertinent gross specimens as necessary
  • Operate a cassette labeler, grossing of human biopsy specimens, tissue processor operation, embedding of tissue specimens, operation of automated stainer and cover-slippers
  • Perform equipment maintenance as needed
    Record equipment log data
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and procedures
  • Assist other areas rotations within the department with specified assignments in a timely manner after the assigned job has been completed
  • Ensure a professional environment is maintained
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and work to correct or report the problem
  • Maintain high ethical standards and integrity in performing the assigned duties
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a Chemical or Biological science, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or meet local regulatory (CLIA & State) requirements
  • Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathology is preferred.
  • 2+ years of grossing experience in small biopsies and complex surgical cases required.
  • No experience required with the completion of a NAACLS accredited PA program
  • Experience in a high-volume clinical laboratory environment is preferred
  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of quality control and quality assurance processes
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • High level of attention to detail along with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste management and personal protection measures
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

Pay Range: $25.91-$41.24

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience and the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between Dynacare Northwest, Inc. and United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 21. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 24 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), accrue up to 18 days of Annual Leave per year (includes 8 holidays) and Sick Leave (0.0333 hours of sick leave for each hour of work).

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