Prepares surgical specimens for microscopic examination by pathologist. Performs histology procedures regarding special stains, IHC and QA/QA and related equipment.
Our full-service medical laboratory serves inpatients, outpatients and off-site laboratory referrals of all ages (neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric)adding-up to 2.5 million tests annually (with 40% Outreach). State-of-the-art testing is performed in such disciplines as pathology, blood bank, hematology/coagulation, serology, chemistry and microbiology. The lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.
Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent Education Preferred: Successful completion of a national Accrediting Agency for Clinical laboaratory Science (NAACLS) accredied Histotechnician Program Or Associates Degree with at least 60 sesmester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from an accredited college/ university and with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry Or Certification with American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) as Histology Technician (HT) or Histology Technologist (HTL)
Experience Required: 5 Years Histology Technician experience with High School Diploma 3 Years Histology Technician experience with Associates Degree 1 Year of Histology Techician experience with Certification through ASCP
Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is a model regional medical center located in Yuma, Arizona — a Colorado River city. As a 406-bed acute care facility, we're known nationally for our cutting edge technology and excellent patient care, and we are no stranger to innovation! Our unparalleled focus on coordinated healthcare services supports our mission to improve the health and well-being of indiv...iduals. And, now, our patient-centric Electronic Medical Record (EHR) initiative is a shining example of our continuous quest for the best in patient care!Located equal distance between Phoenix and San Diego and within minutes of Mexico, Yuma is a thriving community situated along the Colorado River. With golfing, year round swimming, biking, tennis and more, you will be able to enjoy all that the desert southwest has to offer. Yuma is a family oriented community with excellent public and private school options as well as universities in town. Famous for the Dunes, unique outdoor activities in the sand dunes and on the Colorado River, Yuma is the ideal place to put down roots. Come join the growing YRMC staff and enjoy the best of all worlds while residing in an affordable area with a wonderful quality of life. The YRMC team includes over 2,000 employees, 300 doctors and hundreds of volunteers who work closely together to create a welcoming, caring, and compassionate environment for patients and their families.YRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes a healthy lifestyle as a drug and tobacco-free employer.