Trustees of Indiana University

Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in Education and Training
4 months ago

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Department Information

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Job Summary

Perform all necessary routine duties and procedures required for the processing of human and/or animal tissue specimens for diagnostic, teaching, and research purposes. Demonstrates knowledge of the scientific principles involved in the diagnostic procedures. Assist in researching and developing new procedures and techniques for diagnostic purposes.

Primary job duties and responsibilities:

Prepares tissue specimens for paraffin sectioning, frozen sections, or other appropriate methods for diagnostic, teaching, and research. Routine sectioning and cutting of tissue. Non-standard size sectioning and cutting of tissue and tissue blocks. Preparation of slides. Both routine and developmental histochemical stains. Prepares human and animal tissue for microtomy which involves fixation, dehydration, processing, decalcification, embedding, and machine maintenance. Receives and logs cases. Organizes and stores fixed and frozen tissue. Prepares and maintains reagents.

Change or modify procedures to demonstrate specific cellular or tissue components of diagnostic importance. Maintains guidelines and standard operating procedures. Maintains regulatory compliance and quality control. Produces letters and documentation as well as other duties as assigned. Assist in researching and developing new procedures and techniques for diagnostic purposes.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Certified HT (ASCP).

Ability to follow standard operating procedures and testing techniques. Proficiency at computer entry and experience with database entry. Analytical skills to make quantitative and qualitative observations. Ability to maintain accurate and legible records. Self-driven and able to function both independently and as well as a part of a team. Ability to perform physically demanding and repetitive tasks. Ability to handle constant interruptions. Ability to handle stressful environments and adapt to change. Ability to handle concurrent tasks. Continuous self- directed learning to stay current with developments in the field.

Working Conditions / Demands

Equipment utilized: microtome, sliding microtome, cryostat, microbalance, tissue processor, embedding center, PH meter, dissection equipment, water baths, computer, printer, fax, copier, phone, and pager.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: TE

Salary Grade: 07

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Health Services

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

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