Classification and Compensation

IOWA STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
REGENTS MERIT SYSTEM

Class Title: HISTOLOGY TECHNICIAN III
Class Code: 3263
Pay Grade: 112

General Class Description

Under general supervision, prepares human an animal tissues for diagnostic and research examination. Provides functional and administrative supervision to other laboratory employees, especially concerning specialized procedures and methods.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Prepares human and animal tissues from surgical, diagnostic, and autopsy sources, employing established techniques for fixation, dehydration, embedding, sectioning, and staining of the specimens. 2. Recognizes and identifies microscopic tissue structures. 3. Knowledgeably employs histo-chemical methodology. 4. Assists in the training and instruction of new employees and/or students in the histopathology laboratory. 5. Operates and maintains of all histopath lab instruments. 6. Rsponsible for inventory of equipment and supplies for the histopathology laboratory. 7. Interviews and recommends hiring other personnel.

Class Specifications

  1. Certification by the ASCP as a Histology Technician, plus two years of working experience in an approved histology laboratory.
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The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.
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