Emory

Digital Pathology Imaging Technician

Division
Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Department
EUH Lab Administration
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
128226
Job Category
Laboratory
Schedule
9:30a-6p
Standard Hours
40 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $17.95/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $24.86/Hr.

Overview

Be inspired. Be rewarded. Belong.

At Emory Healthcare we fuel your professional journey with better benefits, valuable resources, ongoing mentorship and leadership programs for all types of jobs, and a supportive environment that enables you to reach new heights in your career and be what you want to be. We provide:

 

  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1 
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs 
  • Family-focused benefits  
  • Wellness incentives 
  • Ongoing mentorship, development, and leadership programs  
  • And more

Description

Shift: 9:30am - 6pm

 

Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to transform health and healing by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. We're seeking a Digital Imaging Pathology Technician who will support Emory Healthcare’s mission of clinical care, education, and research by demonstrating the core values of excellence, caring, and integrity. This individual:

 

  • Performs all aspects of digital imaging of glass microscopic slides.
  • Utilizes high-throughput automated scanner instruments, following established laboratory protocols and policies for slide digitizing.
  • Utilizes hospital informatics, hospital picture archiving & communication system (PACS) and digital informatics software to track various stages of scanning completion.
  • Responsible for quality assurance of images to include troubleshooting instrumentation problems, reporting suboptimal slides to appropriate laboratory personnel, and documentation of issues & resolutions.
  • Responsible for communicating preanalytical errors to appropriate laboratory personnel.
  • Effectively communicates delays and quality issues with pathologists.
  • Responsible for distributing and/or filing of glass microscopic slides as required after digitizing is complete.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Intermediate computer skills; medical terminology preferred.
  • Experience with digital pathology scanning preferred.

 

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties. 

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture.  Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 

 

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation. Shift work, travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators may be required.

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