[Histonet] Unregistered HT
talulahgosh <@t> gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 08:20:20 CDT 2013
Do employers consider lab techs to be proficient enough? I've been doing
ISH and immuno for 13 years, but I'm not certified as I do research. Maybe
there aren't a lot of lab techs out there? Just wondering since you might
be missing someone awesome by hiring only certified people.
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On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 6:49 PM, joelle weaver <joelleweaver <@t> hotmail.com>wrote:
> All I have is a "histology assistant" description I put together. It is
> mostly clerical, instrument up keep and other duties. My employer does not
> hire uncertified techs- due to CLIA license, grossing, FISH & molecular
> duties ( high complexity). I hope to be a clinical site eventually, and
> then they will have to complete their certification within one year -if
> they are hired on.
> If you think that will help, I can send it on.
> Joelle Weaver MAOM, HTL (ASCP) QIHC
> > Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 15:39:12 -0500
> > From: delsuec <@t> gmail.com
> > To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
> > Subject: [Histonet] Unregistered HT
> > Hi all,
> > I'm wondering if anyone can share a job description for an unregistered
> > position. I also need to know if unregistered HT's are allowed to cut
> > frozen sections. I know there is a limit to what they can do, especially
> > where IHC and special staining are concerned, but I really don't know
> > frozens, since it's a lot like regular microtomy, except for the H&E
> > staining of the slide. I also understand that facilities might have
> > different descriptions, but what I'm really looking for is what CAP
> > them to do.
> > Thanks for your help,
> > Deloris Carter, HT(ASCP)
> > SMMC
> > Shawnee, KS
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