Minnesota Urology, PA
  • 06-Apr-2017 to 05-Jun-2017 (EST)
  • Woodbury, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Metro Urology

Metro Urology, a division of Minnesota Urology has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Histotechnician! This position would be based out of our Woodbury, MN office.  The schedule for this position would be Monday through Friday from 5:00am - 9:00am.


  • Performs routine and specialized procedures in the histology laboratory which includes, embedding, microtomy, accessioning, maintenance, IHC and cytology preparation following a procedure accurately. Primary focus of this role will consist of embedding and cutting.
  • Assists pathologist, histology lead and other histotechnicians perform daily laboratory functions.
  • Performs quality control and quality assurance program appropriate for testing performed in the histology lab.
  • Coordinates and consults with the histology lead or lab manager to resolve technical problems and take remedial action whenever a test systems deviate from the laboratory established performed specifications.
  • Assists in verification of histology test procedures and helps establish the criteria.
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining histology laboratory supplies.
  • Cross - train into the clinical laboratory with the ability to perform urine microscopy, dip stick urine testing, set up of urine analyzers for testing, and processing of clinical samples for testing.
  • Ability to answer questions for histology and clinical laboratory or direct to proper person. (I.E. phone calls, drop-in patients, and answering the door bell).
  • Assist in updating, initiating, and implementing new histology policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all CLIA and federal guidelines.
  • Complies with all state and county guidelines for hazardous waste disposal.
  • Other duties as assigned.






  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and attitude with staff, managers, directors, providers, vendors and patients.
  • Demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgement and work under general supervision.
  • Ability to analyze work methods to effectively organize work, multitask, make improvements, and problem solve.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work efficiently with laboratory manager, laboratory director, management, providers, staff and patients.
  • Demonstrate manual dexterity and basic computer/keyboard skills.
  • Supportive of the goals and objectives of Metro Urology.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.






  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Histotechnician (ASCP) certification or Histotechnologist (ASCP) certification
  • 1 2 years of experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred. Knowledge of Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) products such as Orchard and UroChart preferred


EQUIPMENT USED: Computer keyboard and monitor, calculator, writing utensils, telephone, copy/fax machine, and histology equipment use for testing and procedures.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting and standing for long periods of time. Working in an office/laboratory environment. Some bending and stretching required.  Ability to lift 50 lbs.  Working in a fast paced environment and use of telephone required.  Manual dexterity required for use of calculator and computer keyboard.    

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Fast paced lab and clinical environment. Contact with physicians, management, staff, patients and vendors.


Minnesota Urology P.A. is an equal opportunity employer.

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