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McFarland Clinic PC Certified Histology Technician (FT) | Pathology | Ames | 2023-131 in Ames, Iowa


McFarland Clinic is currently accepting applications for Certified Histology Technician for its Ames office. Candidates should be service-oriented, a team player, and be able to provide extraordinary care, every day to our patients.

Responsibilities include: Receive, accession, and process surgical, autopsy and cytology specimens. Handles clerical duties, file blocks and slides, perform daily maintenance of pathology equipment and assist with slide preparation. Utilizes the Laboratory Information System to accession and procure needed report information. Assist in maintaining all equipment and QC according to established policies. Assist, as needed, with processing, embedding, cutting and staining of pathology slides for microscopic examination and diagnosis by our pathologists'. Perform daily specimen pick up runs from operating rooms and other laboratory areas and record specimen transfers. Set up grossing/frozen areas daily, as well as clean up each afternoon.


  • Bachelor or Associates degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Medical Science.


  • HT or HTL (ASCP) required

    Days: Monday - Friday

    Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Some flexibility to the schedule.


  • At least 1 year FT experience working in a histology laboratory performing routine histologic duties.


McFarland Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), and PTO. Click here ( for details.

McFarland Clinic is central Iowa's largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic. Join our team and join a group of caring professionals, dedicated to providing Extraordinary Care, Every Day! We value quality care and extraordinary service, trusting relationships and an exceptional workplace. Our organization has more than 75 years experience of caring for people. We welcome applicants who can help us enhance the health and well-being of our patients and communities we serve.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. McFarland Clinic takes affirmative action in support of it policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)