[Histonet] Anatomic Pathology Technologist Role at UW Medicine

Allison Beller beller at uw.edu
Wed Mar 29 18:42:46 CDT 2017

The UW Neuropathology Core has an outstanding opportunity for a full
PATHOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST* This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced
technologist to perform complex procedures for services such as histology,
brain autopsy, and/or specialized quantitative fluid and tissue based

Under the general supervision of the Principle Investigator and the Lab
Manager the licensed anatomic pathology technologist will perform
histotechnology procedures such as processing, embedding, cutting,
mounting, and staining of tissue specimens for evaluation and diagnosis by
Pathologists. In addition, the anatomic pathology technologist will perform
complex procedures in the specialty service area of brain autopsy including
complex fresh and fixed brain dissections for histology and other
qualitative and quantitative analyses. In addition to histology,
histochemistry, and immunohistochemistry procedures, duties will include
performing autopsy procedures specific to the central nervous system such
as brain removal, sectioning, dissection, slicing, and sampling, and
neuropathologic data recording and/or in depth involvement in quantitative
immunoassays in the lab including Luminex, flow cytometry, and/or
Histelide. The successful applicant will be required to perform special
stains via automated stainer and or manual staining; use care and maintain
histology instruments; perform quality control and quality assurance;
perform research and assist in development of new procedures; monitor
reagent use, perform preventative maintenance on instruments according to
prescribed protocols.  The successful applicant will be expected to
organize and maintain updated databases on tissue blocks and other
materials and to navigate the laboratory and pathology computer networks,
participate in lab and other meetings, provide regular progress updates,
review work lists and prioritize work in conjunction with the PI and lab
manager, and interact with the research team and collaborators.
A Bachelor's Degree with coursework in chemistry, biology and other
biological sciences including microscopy AND certification , or certified
within two years of date of hire, at the Technologist level by a nationally
recognized certifying agency such as the American Society of Clinical
Pathologists, the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists or the
Microscopy Society of America AND one year of clinical anatomic laboratory
experience OR equivalent education/experience.
HT or HTL certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP)
Experience or familiarity with Power-Path

To learn more and apply see UW job requisition #143582


Allison Beller
Research Manager
University of Washington
UW Medicine | Neuropathology
email: beller at uw.edu

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