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Sanford Health Histology Technician - Histology in Bemidji, Minnesota

Job Title: Histology Technician | Histology | Bemidji

City: Bemidji

State: MN

Department : Core Lab - Bemidji Medical Center

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other


Receives and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special examinations. Performs complex histological procedures using techniques to gross, embed, perform microtomy, and stain to make tissue slides used for diagnosis. Responsible to review slide quality. Maintains and repairs lab instruments. Disinfects work area and stocks supplies. Ensures all lab safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Will work with self-discipline and good judgment while following established standards of practice. Will be responsible for performing routine duties in all areas of the Histology Laboratory. May be required to interact with all ages of client population. Recognize responsibilities of other laboratory and health care personnel and interact with respect for their jobs and patient care. Keep abreast of new procedures in the department as well as changes in general hospital policy and procedures.


Maintains a safe working environment, including proper handling of materials and equipment. Completes staining processes, including making and air drying smears and fixing and staining cells. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Utilizes quality control techniques to monitor and maintain laboratory equipment. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers.Participates in the preparation of simple clinical specimens according to different requests.Operates and calibrates equipment in a basic laboratory environment. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary.


This position will only work day shifts with varied start times ranging from 05:00 AM to 09:30 AM. Coverage for an upcoming leave of absence will be required, thus, an increased amount of hours during this period of time. Post leave of absence, the hired individual will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.


Associates degree required.

Possess a national certification as a Histology Technician from an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care,

leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research,

education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition

here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families

and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Bemidji

State: MN

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD01587