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Histology Prep Tech

Req #:  112421
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  Laboratory
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.575

Established by physicians in 1922, Dreyer Medical Clinic is an affiliate of Advocate Health Care.  With more than 170 physicians representing nearly 30 different medical specialties, Dreyer offers a full range of ancillary services within its facilities and the support of over 60 allied health professionals.  Dreyer has 13 convenient sites located in Aurora, Batavia, Hinckley, North Aurora, Oswego, Yorkville, Plainfield and St. Charles.

Position Requirements:
High school education/ GED
1 year working in a clinical laboratory and/or an Associate's degree.

Computer knowledge and basic data entry skills
Self~directed able to prioritize tasks and work independently
Excellent observation and communication skills.
Detailed oriented
Able to make good decisions when supervisor is absent
Knowledge of office equipment fax machine, copier, etc.
N/A Ability to work flexible hours
Ability and willingness to learn new and other aspects of the job
Positive, team oriented attitude

This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 04/20/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

To provide assistance in processing surgical specimens for anatomic pathology.
Under direction from the pathologist, this associate will label, organize and order in the
computer the correct testing for each specimen received.

Assisting the Pathologist with Gross
Processing of Surgical Specimens
Reports and Billing
Specimen Processing for Frozen Section

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago