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Histo Technologist/Medical Technologist

Posted on May 4, 2021 by CHI St. Alexius Bismarck

Bismarck, ND 58502
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.

CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S. D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.

CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.


Provides specialized and routine histologic procedures and tests to aid in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Demonstrates knowledge learned through certification.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities
  • Works all benches of histology workflow-registration, embedding, microtomy, distribution

  • Tissue processors- works with, performs troubleshooting

  • Maintains accuracy of patient identification on all specimens throughout the histology workflow

  • Performs histochemical and immunohistochemical staining

  • Routine maintenance of equipment/reagents

  • Grossing bench-performs surgical specimen dissection on simple to mildly complex specimens, frozen sections, maintain cryostats

  • Dictates complete and accurate descriptions using voice recognition technology

  • Qualifications

    Required Education for Staff Job Levels

    As per American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) national requirements. ( 4 yr degree)

    Requires certification by ASCP ( American Society for Clinical Pathology) as a HTL, or is registered with ASCP as a Medical Technologist ( Clinical Laboratory Scientist) and commits to passing the HTL certification exam within one year of eligibility.

    Required Minimum Experience

    Dependent of needs of the department

    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Technical skills of a histotechnologist, or Medical technologist, and computer skills.

    Relates well with Pathologists, staff, patients, and visitors

    Maintains confidentiality

    Good communication skills

    Variable work hours

    PREFERRED Education and/or Experience

    BS degree along with certification by ASCP as a HTL; 1 year of laboratory experience preferred


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    Reference: 1187776535

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