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Sanford Health Pathology Technician | SMCF Lab in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

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.

Department Details

Varying AM shifts with start times as early as 04:30 or as late as 07:30. Also the possibility of occasional weekday overnights to cover for PTO requests. Weekends: Every-third weekend, either AMs 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 between AMs and overnights. This position will float between all three campuses as needed. Salary based on experience.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in biology or other related field that includes 30 combined semester hours of biological science and chemistry.

One year previous laboratory experience preferred.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-20160
Featured: No

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