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Job No. 139510

  • Job Title:
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Employer:
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Location:
  • Ann Arbor , MI
  • Posting Date:
  • 10-Oct-2018
  • Description:
  • Responsibilities*
    Receive and reconcile Anatomic Pathology specimens for order entry, including rejection of specimens (when applicable)
    Perform order entry of all Anatomic Pathology specimens into Pathology LIS
    Perform problem solving of specimens, including extensive phone triage
    Maintain QC logs for problem cases
    Triage Anatomic Pathology specimens for various laboratories
    Notify resident/staff of specimens requiring immediate attention
    Prepare cases for grossing/make cassettes
    Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance for lab instrumentation, including maintaining equipment maintenance records
    Maintain an inventory of chemicals used in the laboratory, including maintaining a manifest, and appropriate storage and labeling
    Reconcile and distribute assets from the pathology lab
    Retrieve OR specimens from within the OR and floors
    Pick up Anatomic Pathology specimens from all of the departments various locations and deliver to a central receiving area
    Gross non-complex samples (if qualified)
    Section frozen tissue and stain
    Process specimens and prepare specimen slides and cell blocks using various methods, including staining, coverslipping and labeling of slides
    File department assets- blocks and slides
    Package specimens and slides for transport
    Track assets in Pathology tracking system
    Maintain and stock supplies/inventory for all the different Anatomic Pathology areas
    Manage biohazard and chemical waste, including collection and proper disposal
    Maintain records and documentation required in managing the daily workflow and provide QC/QA monitors
    Assist with the orientation and training of the other employees.
    Demonstrate interpersonal skills required to successfully performing as a team member in a constantly changing environment.
    Maintain confidentiality regarding all phases of laboratory work and findings
    Comply with all the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Mission, Vision, Values and Goals.
    Required Qualifications*
    High school diploma is required.
    This position requires frequent standing/walking for long periods of time and the ability to lift up to 20 lbs. Travel between sites may be required.
    Desired Qualifications*
    A Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree with equivalent experience preferred but not required.
    Reasonable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in laboratory activities is desirable.
    Previous experience in performance of standard laboratory procedures is highly desirable.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109
  • United States
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