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Histology Aide

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Rome, GA, United States
Job ID: 52943
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Days
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12311112539003-Laboratory


The Histology Aide prepares histology slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by pathologists.  Includes frozen sections, paraffin mounts, cytology

preparations and stains related to each function.  Determines if surgical and cytology specimens are adequate and requests additional specimens if necessary.  Performs routine maintenance on

Instruments as directed. The Histology Aide must work under the direct supervision of a histology technician or pathologist.




  1. Education
  2. High school graduate or equivalent


  1. Experience
  2. Previous experience as a histology aide is preferred but not required.
  3. Must complete one year on the job training.


  1. Licensure/Certification
  2. None


  1. Interpersonal requirements
  2. Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, has a commitment to customer service.
  3. Communicates effectively with all applicable customers and age groups.
  4.  Possesses excellent interpersonal skills
  5. Develops and maintains professional working relationships with pathologists, physicians, clerical, technical and nursing staff.
  6. Handles multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  7. Pays attention to detail, even in stressful situations.