Grossing Technician - Histology

  • Scarborough, ME
  • NorDx
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 131578
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NorDx is seeking a Grossing Technician to join our quality-driven, customer-focused team. Our success is the result of the expertise and dedication of our staff, and it is their skills and professionalism that set us apart from our competitors.
  • 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.

At NorDx, we offer rewarding careers in laboratory science for those committed to work at a center of laboratory excellence. NorDx provides patient-centered, state-of-the-art laboratory testing to our partners in healthcare throughout Northern New England. Our success is the result of dedicated and innovated laboratory professionals. If you are seeking a rewarding, challenging career in a laboratory environment with an organization that will develop your strengths to meet your professional goals, we want to talk to you.


As part of MaineHealth, Maine’s largest employer, we offer a comprehensive benefits program, including: company paid health and dental insurance; vision insurance;  401(k); tuition assistance; Paid Time Off Program and  discounted home and auto insurance. You’ll also enjoy the employee discounts you’ll receive with our ‘Perks Card’ and neat benefits like discounts on pet insurance, cell phones and more!
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 

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes 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.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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