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Histology Coordinator- Mercy St. Vincent- Full Time- Days

Requisition R099135 Market Toledo, Ohio Department Core Laboratory - Integrated Lab Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position 
The Coordinator Histology oversees and coordinates regional histology functions at multiple facilities.  Coordinates the work of Histotechnicians and Histotechnologists while ensuring proficiency of the function.                

Essential Job Functions
•    Prepares tissue samples for diagnosis by a pathologist. 
•    Compiles monthly workload and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) reports. 
•    Develops, evaluates and revises policies and procedures.    
•    Resolves operational problems.  
•    Ensures regulatory compliance for section. 
•    Instrument and process implementation.
•    Provide feedback to Supervisor/Manager regarding employee performance.                         

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

HT Histotechnician Certification or HTL Histotechnologist Certification by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)

High School/GED (required) 
Associates, Histology (preferred)  
Bachelors, Histology (preferred)

Work Experience
3 years of histology experience (required)
5 years of histology experience (preferred)


Active Listening 
Service Orientation
Verbal and Written Communication 
Problem Solving
Customer Service
Time Management 
Microsoft Office
Leadership Skills
Specimen processing
Prepare and analyze specimen
Responsibility and autonomy

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials* 
May have periods of constant interruptions
Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions
* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   1-33%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    1-33%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%
Stoop/Kneel   1-33%
Crawling    1-33%
Climbing    1-33%
Balance    67-100%
Bending    1-33%
Sitting   67-100%
Walking    67-100%
Standing   67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Use of latex products
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



Core Laboratory - Integrated Lab

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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