About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. With a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a Magnet aspiring facility with a Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
This position uses a variety of technical and analytical skills to process histologic and cytologic specimens and to prepare blocks and slides to aid the pathologist in the diagnosis of patients. Assures timely and quality work through the evaluation of quality control material, proper instrument maintenance and processing of appropriate samples. This position utilizes professional judgment, knowledge and leadership to develop new methods, educate others, improve systems and demonstrate responsibility for administrative duties in the
Organizes and processes patient specimens and facilitates overall function of histology. Assures quality results through the use and evaluation of quality control material, proper instrument function and collection, assessment and processing of appropriate samples.
Demonstrates expertise in technical skills, such as embedding, cutting, staining and cytology preparation. This includes special and immunohistochemistry stains and In Situ Hybridization protocols. Assists Pathologist or other physicians with frozen section procedures or grossing of specimens. May assist with other procedures including, but not limited to, bone marrows, skin biopsies, and autopsies.
Maintains all specimens, records, inventory and products including tissues, slides and blocks of all cases.