Allina Health System Lab Technical Asst in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Advertisement Lab Technical Asst Requisition # 66394BR Physical Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Posted Date 31-Aug-2020 Dept. Name Central Lab-Pathology Hours Per Week 40 Contract Noncontract Introduction Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern - WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs. Responsibilities Req ID: 66394 Performs laboratory functions to support the laboratory mission with an emphasis on customer service. A Technical Assistant is cross trained to: perform pre-analytical processes in one or more areas, such as Histology, Core lab, or Microbiology. This position works closely with certified staff and pathologists in confirming .and. troubleshooting specimen labeling/collection requirements, computer orders, and performing accurate and timely surgical sample preparation/staining techniques. Primary responsibilities include Accessioning of Surgical Pathology cases, working closely with Pathologists and Pathology Assistants to prepare frozen sections on tissues, assisting the Pathology Assistants during grossing, and processing of tissue. Education High School Diploma or GED Lab experience preferred Qualification/Skills PLUS required college coursework: 60 semester hours, or equivalent from an accredited institution, including 6 hr. of chemistry, 6 hr. of biology, 12 hr. of chemistry/biology/medical laboratory technology in any combination or 24 semester hours in medical laboratory technology. At least 3 months lab training is required in each specialty in which highly complex testing is to be performed. Work Schedule 1:30pm - 10:00pm M-F Location/Community Information Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join. Located in Minneapolis Population = 380,000 Service Area = 2,882,245 Closing If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Requisition # 66394BR Laboratory Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.