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McFarland Clinic PC Histologic Technologist (FT) | Lab | Ames | 2021-097 in Ames, Iowa


McFarland Clinic is currently accepting applications for Histology Technologist for its Ames office. Candidates should be service-oriented, a team player, and be able to provide extraordinary care, every day to our patients.

Responsibilities include: Receives, accessions, processes surgical, autopsy and cytology specimens. Handles clerical duties, filing of blocks, changing processors, slide preparation. Utilizes Laboratory Information System for accessioning, report inquiry and other related functions: Performs and assists in the revision and development of specialized histochemical and histopathologic laboratory tests for used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Maintain equipment and quality control according to established polices. Prepares equipment for processing, embedding, cutting, mounting and complex special and/or immunohistochemical staining; label, record and provide slides of tissue to the pathologists for microscopic examination and diagnosis; obtains specimens form operating rooms and record in log book; assist with frozen cryostat sectioning as required. Sets up equipment, instruments and apparatus for specific laboratory procedures. Helps to write, review and recommend changes in laboratory procedures and policies. Provides technical assistance and training to other laboratory personnel as required.


  • Bachelor or Associates degree in Histologic Technology


  • HTL (ASCP) or equivalent certification

    Days: Monday - Friday

    Hours: 5:30 AM 2:00 PM/6:00AM - 2:30 PM/7:00 AM - 3:00 PM/7:30 AM - 4:00 PM


  • 1 year in fast paced pathology/histology lab


McFarland Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), and PTO. Click here ( for details.

McFarland Clinic is central Iowa's largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic. Join our team and join a group of caring professionals, dedicated to providing Extraordinary Care, Every Day! We value quality care and extraordinary service, trusting relationships and an exceptional workplace. Our organization has more than 70 years experience of caring for people. We welcome applicants who can help us enhance the health and well-being of our patients and communities we serve.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. McFarland Clinic takes affirmative action in support of it policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)