The Anatomic Pathology Prep Assistant (APPA) assists in and supports the daily functions of the histology and cytology laboratories. This position is required to handle tissues, blood and/or other body fluids. It requires the accurate labeling of specimens, filing of tissue slides, blocks and tissue samples. The APPA works with hazardous and biohazardous substances, displeasing odors and materials, and variations in room noise and temperature. It requires the use of sharp instruments as well as hazardous chemicals such as xylene and formaldehyde. The position requires careful manipulation of sensitive machinery and lifting of supplies. Independent analytic thinking and judgment by the APPA is vital. The tasks performed by the APPA directly impact the pathologist and patient care.
We invite you to join our team! Our work and passion for excellence are intended to have an impact beyond the communities in which we serve. You may apply for a maximum of 10 positions at any given time. For general application process topics please review our Frequently Asked Questions. For technical assistance please contact Human Resources at 352-265-0441.
UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V