Grossing Technician - Histology

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

Position Summary
Under the indirect supervision of a Pathologist, Pathology Assistant or Histology Management, performs specific tasks and duties to include but not limited to the macroscopic gross description, dissection and processing of designated surgical specimens. The level (complexity) of specimens grossed will depend on the level of competency of the Grossing Technician and the needs of the department
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Must have an associate degree in a biological or chemical science or medical laboratory technology, or qualify as a medical technologist with a bachelor degree from an accredited institution, or earned a bachelor degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science.
License/Certifications: Certification as a Pathologist Assistant, Histotechnician or Histotechnologist by a recognized professional organization (e.g., ASCP) is preferred.
Experience: Previous experience in surgical gross examination is preferred.
Ability to learn and work efficiently with a variety of laboratory computer systems.
Accurate data entry skills are required.
Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend as needed.
Must be able to travel among company sites as needed.
Satisfactorily demonstrates competency in accordance with competency assessments for the position.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 885542

Posted On: Feb 03, 2023

Updated On: Feb 11, 2023

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