Senior Histopathology Technologist

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Job ID: 58292
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8a-4:30p
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

 The University of Maryland Medical Center is seeking a Senior Histopathology Technologist (Days: 8:00am-4:30pm) in the Histopathology Laboratory with a desire to join our world-class team. 

The Histopathology Technologist Sr under limited supervision functions in a leadership capacity, oversees the work of laboratory personnel assigned to a specific lab unit and performs a variety of laboratory tests, procedures and related duties.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience
  • Two-year Associate (AA) degree from an accredited histotechnology program, OR completion of a certificate program or a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician / Histotechnologist training program with at least 5 years of comprehensive histology laboratory experience OR on-the-job training with at least 5 years of comprehensive histology laboratory experience is required.  Lab experience must be in a Histopathology Lab in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Histotechnology, Basic Sciences or other related field is preferred. 
  • Certification as HT or HTL by a nationally recognized program, i.e., ASCP, or completion of certification must be obtained within one year from date of hire.
  • A minimum of two years of progressive experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proven leadership skills are preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of clinical laboratory processes, testing and analytical procedures and techniques.
  • Capable of independent judgment and decision making.  Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Ability to oversee the work of laboratory personnel, provide orientation and training, assign work priorities, audit work quality and implement appropriate corrective action as directed by the Supervisor/Manager.
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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