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Sanford Health Pathology Technician - Broadway in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Pathology Technician | Broadway | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department : Phlebotomy/Processing - Laboratory Assistants - Fargo

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Provide technical assistance in the laboratories. Performs laboratory duties to assist technologists, technicians, pathologists’ assistants and/or pathologists. Handles related equipment including maintenance; cleans work area and stocks supplies. As needed, will assist in reference lab work including packaging, mailing, tracking, and report filing. Expected to train and onboard new employees. Pathology Technicians within the Histology/Gross Laboratory will assist in obtaining biological samples for study and prepares tissues for processing and examination under the direction and supervision of pathologists. May perform complex histological procedures using techniques to gross, embed, perform microtomy, and stain to make tissue slides used for diagnosis. Within the Clinical Laboratory setting, responsibilities include collecting, preparing and processing specimens. Assists in performing laboratory activities and other assigned tasks. Aids in preparing laboratory specimens and supplies. May be responsible for entering laboratory orders and results. Ensures the accuracy and quality of laboratory data in a safe and professional work environment. May be required to perform waived tests and/or phlebotomy.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Works with common health information concepts and terminology. Understands medical terminology and code of ethics associated with the industry. Participates in collecting and processing specimens (e.g. blood) according to test requests. Maintains cleanliness or sterilization of self and objects in order to prevent infections. Listens and responds to safety inquiries from the patient and/or family. Discusses key concepts of normal and pathological anatomy and physiology.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

This position is full time 80 hours a pay period working varying PM shifts with start times as early as 13:30 or as late as 15:30. Also the possibility of occasional weekday overnights to cover for PTO. Weekends: Will be placed into an every-third weekend PM or overnights. The every-third weekend rotation does include the possibility of an extra weekend based on staffing needs. Holidays: Two per year On-calls: Five to six on-call weekends per year, varying shifts. This position will float between all three campuses as needed. Salary Based on Experience

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree in Biology or other science related field required.

One year previous laboratory experience preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD10813

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