UnityPoint Health

Histotechnologist OR Histotechnician

Requisition ID
US-IA-Des Moines
1200 Pleasant St
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Des Moines
Histopathology- Meth
Scheduled Hours/Shift
40 hours per week / 6am to 2:30pm
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus!

Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day. 


Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 


  • Histology Technician HT (ASCP) or Histotechnologist HTL (ASCP) receives and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures and pathologist review. Histological duties include accessioning, tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, and staining.  Must be able to maintain accurate tissue and slide records. Cleans and maintains instruments and work areas. Additionally, must be able to comply with established laboratory policies for universal precautions and safety


Requires an associate degree or bachelors in biology, related science, or equivalent preferred anatomical physiology.  Required ASCP Histotechnician certification HT(ASCP) or Histotechnologist HTL(ASCP)



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