Sonora Quest Labs Anatomic Pathology Lab Technologist - 5412 in Tempe, Arizona

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This is position is responsible for the receipt of biological specimens into the department, preparation of samples for analytical testing, and performing waived testing. This position reports to department supervisor, and may take direction from higher level technical personnel. This position assists the coordinator and supervisor in the functional operation of the histology section; insuring the continuity of daily workflow and prioritization of work, training of new employees as well as the maintenance and reporting of quality control and quality assurance systems and procedure manuals, solving technical problems, and research and development activities. This position is also responsible for performing all essential functions as defined by the department. In addition, performs waived and moderately complex tests as defined by CLIA '88 in an accurate and timely manner. This position may perform highly complex testing as defined by CLIA '88 under general supervision. Also, under general supervision, performs as a grossing processor taking direction from a Certified Pathologist Assistant. Receives, examines and processes Pathology specimens. In the absence of the supervisor or coordinator, this position provides overview support for the Anatomic pathology section. Performs all functions of AP Laboratory Technician. Also, may train employees on basic entry level tasks, performs QC/QA duties and serves as a resource.



Requires an Associates degree and be eligible for ASCP HT registry OR ASCP HT registry OR a Bachelor's degree with Anatomic Pathology departmental-specific certification documentation within 6 months of hire date. Must be willing to perform/cross train in all areas of the Anatomic Pathology section and have demonstrated competency in all aspects of work. Must have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.