Company: Nebraska Medical Center
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we
are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to
our patients and their families.
Please note that this position may require an assessment after
completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 -
30 minutes to complete this.
First Shift (United States of America)
Nebraska Medicine is now taking applications for a talented
individual to join us as a Histotechnologist. This role will be
great for someone that has a passion for pathology and great
customer service for our patients we serve. This specific position
will work from the Nebraska Medicine main campus in Omaha, NE.
The Histotechnologist has direct responsibilities for the
technical operations of a laboratory or laboratory section. This
includes acting as technical resource, performing a wide variety of
complex diagnostic procedures and directing workflow to ensure the
accurate, efficient and most cost effective provision of testing.
This position is also a primary resource for compliance, regulatory
and quality assurance activities.
Assumes responsibility for the technical operations of assigned
laboratory(s)/section(s) and participates in planning and financial
management as appropriate.
Partners with key stakeholders to ensure appropriate quality and
performance measures are in place to meet any policy, compliance or
Coordinates the preparation of the lab section for inspection by
Orients individuals in laboratory operations including routine
and complex testing methodology, instrumentation and information
systems, documenting progress, developing learning plans and
providing feedback to both employee and leader.
- Acts as resource for laboratory information systems functions
coordinating change and implementation requests as needed.
(also known as: Histotech, Histotechnologist)
We partner with our physicians, nurses and other hospital staff
to provide the best Serious Medicine and Extraordinary Care
available in the region. We are excited to have Forbes Magazine
recognize us in their list of American's top employers and the best
employer in Nebraska. Come join us!!
Full Time and benefits eligible (1.0 FTE / 40 hours per
Monday - Friday ~ Day Shift
First shifts may start 7:00 AM or 7:30 AM start times; later
hours possible depending on work load -- please reverify during
- Some weekends / some on-call responsibilities
Why Nebraska Medicine:
Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and
include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage
Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution,
PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future
for all individuals and communities through premier educational
programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
- Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top
employers and the best employer in Nebraska
Process and prepare patient tissue for histological or
immunohistological analysis according to department procedures
using a wide range and depth of technical knowledge. Perform
histological or immunohistological techniques, histochemical and/or
immunohistochemical and enzyme histochemical and/or
immunohistochemical reactions with minimal supervision. Support
continuous improvement of the anatomical pathology laboratory
services of the organization to ensure high quality and timely
pathology preparations for a quality diagnosis.
Minimum of two years' experience with histopathological and/or
immuno histological processes as a Histo technician (HT) ASCP, OR
Histotechnologist (HTL) ASCP or Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) ASCP or
equivalent (i.e. Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP or Clinical Lab
Scientist (CLS) NCA prior to 2004, or have previously qualified as
a technologist under 42 CFR.1433 published 3/14/90 [55 FR 9538] on
or before 2/28/92) required.
High school education or equivalent required.
Education and training equivalent to 60 semester hours from an
accredited institution that, at a minimum, include either 24
semester hours of science courses that include i) 6 semester hours
of chemistry ii) 6 semester hours of biology iii) 12 semester hours
of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any
combination (One year of related experience equals one year of
- Certified as a Histotechnician (HT) ASCP, OR Histotechnologist
(HTL) ASCP or Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) ASCP or equivalent (i.e.
Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP or Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) NCA
prior to 2004, or have previously qualified as a technologist under
42 CFR.1433 published 3/14/90 [55 FR 9538] on or before 2/28/92) OR
12 years of experience with histopathological processes and tissue
Certified HT(ASCP) QIHC preferred.
Experience in immunohistochemistry is preferred.
Bachelor of science or successful completion of a formally
recognized histology technique training program preferred.
- Knowledge of paraffin embedded tissue, frozen tissue, and
Working at Nebraska Medicine means you're committing to
meaningful, impactful work that will elevate the success of your
fellow colleagues and will help our patients and their families
feel comfortable, confident and cared for.
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