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Histotechnologist or Histology Technician - Evenings

Company: UVA Medical Center
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

$5000 sign-on bonus is availableRequirements:

  • Must work a 40 hour/week full-time schedule
  • Must work a specified shift if applicable (days, evenings, or nights; weekend rotation if required)
  • 24-month commitment with pro-rated repayment for early terminationThe salary range shown below reflects that of a Histotechnologist.The salary range for a Histology Technician is $22.39 - $35.82Responsible for performing histological procedures to aid in diagnosis, research and instruction.
    • Prepares tissue samples for routine microscopic analysis.
    • Maintains and operates laboratory equipment according to manufacturer recommendations and procedures.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of quality, safety, and compliance programs.
    • Investigates, documents, communicates and resolves needs, problems or complaints.
    • Performs area-specific support/clinical activities.
    • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.Position Compensation Range: $25.21 - $40.34 HourlyMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: Clinical education in a Histology Technician School (HT) program accredited by NAACLS or 1 year experience.Experience:1 year experience in a Histology Laboratory.Licensure: HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) or eligible. Certification within 18 months of hire.PHYSICAL DEMANDSJob requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping; Repetitive motion: (embedding, microtomy, cover slipping). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.The salary range reflected in this job posting is for a Histology Technician. Additional compensation is available if you are hired in as a Histotechnologist . The level eligibility will be discussed during the recruitment process.COVID Vaccination RequirementThe University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville , Histotechnologist or Histology Technician - Evenings, Professions , Charlottesville, Virginia

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