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Pathology Technician / SEIU - E

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Laboratory
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Registers and accessions all specimens delivered to Pathology. Examines surgical biopsy specimens with gross description and maintains supplies, instruments and specimens with the Gross room.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Registers patient specimens accurately and efficiently to ensure proper testing and charging of patient account. (20%)
  • Accessions specimens into laboratory information system, verifying accurate patient identification on specimen requisition and container and investigating discrepancies. (20%)
  • Examines and prepares surgical biopsy specimens for microscopic evaluation by providing gross description of each case as defined in the surgical pathology manual. (40%)
  • Performs proper handling, storage and disposal of all surgical and autopsy tissue while adhering to the regulatory and compliance standards regarding biohazard and safety. (10%)
  • Assists with ordering departmental supplies and maintaining adequate stock. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Associates degree in laboratory science field

Preferred

  • 1 year of hospital laboratory experience with biopsy grossing and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Autopsy experience preferred.

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