Gross Technician - Birmingham

3560 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA Req #477
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

JOB SUMMARY:

Utilizes training and knowledge to accurately process specimens and ensure that all support systems are operated according to established procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical or biological science


JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports directly to Laboratory Supervisor

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged sitting

  • Repetitive hand, wrist and shoulder motion

  • Lifting up to 25 lbs. occasion-allyThe omission of specific statements or descriptions does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

EXAMPLE OF WORK PERFORMED

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Recognizes the irretrievability of each sample submitted and processes each specimen with respect.

  • Ability to provide the pathology staff with the following information on each case: size, color, weight, dimensions, count, labeling of cassettes into which the specimens are placed, appropriate comments, and techniques employed in the cut and works within the guidelines set forth within the gross department manuel.

  • Notifies department supervisor of any situation that arises that goes beyond the individual's education, training or experience.

  • Responsible for accurate data entry skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and adapt to changing demands.

  • Maintain focus and consistently deliver quality work within tight timeframes.

  • Must be accurate and productive.

  • Must adhere to all department protocols and procedures.

  • Must be reliable, dependable and have an excellent attendance history.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Assists in other areas of the lab as directed.

  • Participates in special projects and/or assignments as requested by Manager /Director.

PROFESSIONAL:

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to do detailed multi-tasks.

  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with others.

  • Working knowledge of office equipment.


CONTINUING EDUCATION

All lab personnel will be required to complete 12 Continuing Education Units on a calendar-year basis.

REQUIRED CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS:

  • Safety 1 CEU

  • Dermpath Specific 2 CEU's

  • The remaining 9 CEU's can be in any other related laboratory area of interest.

Compensation/ Benefits:

  • Benefits packages

  • PTO/6 Paid Holidays/Floating Holiday/Vacation Time

  • 401K

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, December 1, 2020
  • 3560 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA