UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8379 (SEIU Local 925 Research Tech BU)
Perform complex histologic procedures; assist in the technical operation of a laboratory.
Under general direction, perform complex procedures in all anatomic laboratories such as flow cytometry and immunocytochemistry and assist in the technical operation of a laboratory.
Implement, monitor, and perform quality control of specimens; determine disposition of improperly handled specimens; identify problems, take corrective action, notify supervisor of action taken and monitor follow-up solutions;
Develop and assess the impact of new procedures in the laboratory; implement and evaluate the requirements to comply with CAP standards;
Train new employees in histologic procedures, preparation of reagents/stains, and proper use and theory of standard laboratory equipment; orient pathologists and residents to complex histologic procedures;
Perform complex histologic functions in all anatomic laboratories such as flow cytometry and immunocytochemistry as assigned;
Perform the work of Histologic Technician II;
Perform related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union
Certified as a Histotechnologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists OR certified as a Histologic Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists AND three years of experience in a clinical or research laboratory.
Experience/education which demonstrates comparable skills may substitute for the certification requirement.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
New Class: 3-3-89
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
New to SEIU: 10-15-03