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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Responsibilities*

This position will support the Dermatology Cutaneous Surgery and Oncology Unit, located in Ann Arbor with potential to rotate to Brighton.

  • Embed, section and stain frozen sections for Mohs histology laboratory for microscopic evaluation by physician.
  • Assist in setup, breakdown, and maintaining Mohs laboratory.
  • Maintain supply inventory for Mohs laboratory.
  • Review phone screen schedule to verify that slides have been requested for phone screening.
  • Submit slides from referring physicians for official UofM reading.  Maintain database log for outside slides.

EXPECTATIONS OF THE POSITION

  • Enthusiastic, reliable, hard-working, flexible, detail-oriented, dependable and positive attitude with demonstrated skills in inter-personal relations, and a team player. 
  • Ability to take direction from a multiple number of medical clinicians and supervisor as well as work independently and efficiently in a busy work environment. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from a histotechnologist (HTL) program or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Manual dexterity.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Prior histotechnology experience is desirable.
  • Reasonable experience in chemistry or biology, knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in a laboratory.

Work Schedule

Subject to change based on clinic need. 

Day Shift:  Monday-Friday, with the possibility of Saturday clinics in the future.  This position rotates a 40 hour week with a 36 hour week (0.95 FTE).

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.