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UnityPoint Health Histotechnologist OR Histotechnician in Des Moines, Iowa

Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.

  • Registers, accessions, labels and handles specimens in accordance with standards, and policies of available information systems

  • Prioritizes, performs, judges, and reports routine and esoteric procedures within established time guidelines.

  • Maintains equipment, inventory, records, and work area, and documents appropriately.

  • Performs, evaluates, and documents troubleshooting and problem-solving activities

  • Documents and maintains quality control, proficiency testing, quality assurance, and other records to meet regulatory requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Associate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both), or at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both).

Experience:

Equipment to be used in this position includes analytical laboratory equipment, laboratory processing equipment, and hospital and laboratory information systems. Experience with this equipment is not necessary.

License(s)/Certification(s):

HT (ASCP) certification or must be eligible to take the appropriate registry examination within one year of employment.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity

Microsoft Office basic computer skills

Customer/Patient focus

Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse educational, professional, and diverse lifestyle backgrounds

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry (must include credit hours in both).

Experience:

Equipment to be used in this position includes analytical laboratory equipment, laboratory processing equipment, and hospital and laboratory information systems. Experience with this equipment is not necessary.

License(s)/Certification(s):

HTL (ASCP) certification or must be eligible to take the appropriate registry examination within one year of employment.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.

Requisition ID: 2020-82472

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Histopathology- Meth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 40 hours per week / 6am to 2:30pm

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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