Histology Technician (PT) | Pathology | Ames | 2021-258

Histology Technician (PT) | Pathology | Ames | 2021-258

Job Details


McFarland Clinic is currently accepting applications for Histology Technician for its Ames office. Candidates should be service-oriented, a team player, and be able to provide extraordinary care, every day to our patients.

Responsibilities include: Receive, accession, and process surgical, autopsy and cytology specimens. Handles clerical duties, file blocks and slides, perform daily maintenance of pathology equipment and assist with slide preparation. Utilizes the Laboratory Information System to accession and procure needed report information. Assist in maintaining all equipment and QC according to established policies. Assist, as needed, with processing, embedding, cutting and staining of pathology slides for microscopic examination and diagnosis by our pathologists’. Perform daily specimen pick up runs from operating rooms and other laboratory areas and record specimen transfers. Set up grossing/frozen areas daily, as well as clean up each afternoon.


  • Bachelor or Associates degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Medical Science.


  • HT(ASCP) preferred by not required

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Hours may vary depending on need.


  • At least 1 full year in pathology laboratory.
  • Experience accessioning surgical/cytology specimens, embedding and sectioning


McFarland Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), and PTO. Click here for details.

McFarland Clinic is central Iowa’s largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic. Join our team and join a group of caring professionals, dedicated to providing Extraordinary Care, Every Day! We value quality care and extraordinary service, trusting relationships and an exceptional workplace. Our organization has more than 75 years experience of caring for people. We welcome applicants who can help us enhance the health and well-being of our patients and communities we serve.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. McFarland Clinic takes affirmative action in support of it policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Posted on

September 22, 2021