Pathology Lab Assistant/UKHC

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Job Title:

Pathology Lab Assistant/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Lab assistant

Department Name:

H3200:Laboratory Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Salary Range:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Standing for long periods, lifting of reagents, exposure to surgical tissue specimens, blood, and body fluids, extended periods of sitting at computer


Monday-Friday, day shift, 40 hrs/wk

Job Summary:

The Histology Lab Assistant facilitates the appropriate, accurate, and timely workload assignment to Pathologist Assistants, histotechs, and pathologists, receives and accessions specimens, handles equipment maintenance, reagent preparation and other duties as assigned. Experience with medical terminology required. Ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, and diplomacy is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in data entry and computer software applications (Cerner CoPath Plus experience desired). Must be detail oriented and enjoy working in a team environment.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

General computer skills, including data entry, medical terminology, attention to detail.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

2 years college or equivalent and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time