[Histonet] Histo tech assistant vs Technician vs technologist, HELP!!!!!!!1

Jesus Ellin JEllin <@t> yumaregional.org
Tue Feb 20 08:48:36 CST 2007

I am look for help people, currently in our facility we are trying to
hire for a histotech assistant in our lab.  I was wondering if people
would be willing to share salary ranges with me.  Based on our current
problem they are showing that the histotech assistant is to be paid the
same as our technician job slot.  This to me is the biggest problem of
all.  what defines assistant vs technician vs technologist.  I have
looked at the qualification for each one, the defining mark being
certified, AAS, and BAS, but then how do you handle a perosn with 10 to
20 years of experiance with no education, just everyday savy knowledge,
which to me is worth just as much as a AAS or BAS.  Also what i have
looked at the last ASCP wage and vacancy vs the Advance article and
there is a huge discrepany in pay.  HELP PLEASE!!!!!!
Jesus A. Ellin HT/PA  ASCP
Yuma Regional Medical Center
Histology Systems Technologist
Pathology Information Systems
928-336-7444 or 928-336-1144
Fax: 928-336-7319

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