Histotechnologist II – Histology

Mayo Clinic
May 11, 2022
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


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Position description
Performs Pathology frozen section procedures in the frozen section lab (preparation, processing, and/or staining of patient tissues) prior to the microscopic study and diagnosis by the Pathologist. Performs Pathology biopsy specimen grossing in the grossing lab (description, weight, color, simple dissection). Assists Pathologist Assistant or Pathologist with autopsy procedures in the morgue (preforming evisceration techniques). On-Call coverage for Frozen Section cases Holidays/Weekends. Interacts with physicians, nurses, and other allied health individuals in a manner which is helpful in understanding test availability for the department. Helps to problem-solve cases for Pathologists and other staff members as needed.

BS degree in biological, chemical or laboratory science required. One year of experience preferred. Must have completed an accredited Histology training program.

Visa sponsorship not provided for this position

Additional qualifications
Working knowledge of the methods, instrumentation, grossing techniques, anatomy of the human body, evisceration techniques, and frozen section procedures is required. Must be able to work (rotating shifts) and evenings upon occasion as well as on call support.

License or certification
Clinical Laboratory Technologist (specialty Histology) Florida licensure HT (ASCP) and/or HTL (ASCP) national certification Valid Florida Driver’s License to be able to cover frozen section and on call procedures.

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
$28.53 - $42.11 / hour

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
9:30 am -6:00 pm Monday-Friday

Weekend schedule
On Call Rotation for Frozen Section Coverage

International Assignment

Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

Rhonda Wilson

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