Laboratory Technician III-(Histo/Cyto Prep Tech) Part Time - 40 hours Bi-Weekly

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56708

Position Summary:



General Summary:



Under the direct supervision of the Histology Laboratory Team Lead or Division Manager, perform a variety of technical and general duties at a basic skill & knowledge level.



Duties and Responsibilities:



   1 Precisely and accurately perform a variety of routine and specialized Histology and Cytology techniques in concurrence with established laboratory policies and procedures.

   2  Responsible for receiving, accessioning, and processing Histology and Cytology specimens.

   3  Assist Pathologist with preparing surgical specimens for processing.

   4  Perform equipment maintenance, reagent recycling/reclamation and efficient use of the pathology laboratory information system and specimen tracking system.

   5  Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and           potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause   analyses as required.

   6  Adheres to established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

   7  Participates in educational programs and in service meetings.

   8  Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

  9  Prepares solutions, reagents, etc. used for testing purposes.

 10  Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

 11  Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as requested.

 12 Performs other related duties as identified.

Required Skills





  Note:                              Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.


  Minimum Education            High School or G.E.D.


  Preferred Experience           1 - 2 years of hospital lab setting


  Physical Demands               Heavy physical effort (lift/carry 26 to 50 lbs)

                                                 Frequent prolonged standing/walking

                                                 Lifts supplies/equipment

                                                 Manual dexterity and mobility

                                                 Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching



Working Conditions     Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens

                                       Exposed to hazards of handling diseased organs and tissues

                                       Exposed to odorous chemicals/specimens

                                       Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

                                       May be exposed to toxic chemicals

                                       Subject to hazards of flammable liquids

                                       Travel required for training

                                       Exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases



  Skills: Other                      Good communications and computer skills

                                             Must be a detailed oriented person


  Req Protective Equipment     Eye Protection

                                                    Face Protection

                                                    Lab Coat or Apron


                                                    Non-Sterile Medical Gloves

                                                    Sterile Medical Gloves


Other:                                         Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence.  Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management. 




Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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