Anatomic Pathology Technician

  • Battelle
  • Columbus, OH 43201
  • 6 days ago


Job Description

Battelle delivers when others can’t.

We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We are currently seeking an Anatomic Pathology Technician, located in West Jefferson, OH.

Job Summary

Battelle’s Life Science Research is seeking a full-time technician to work first shift in Pathology with the expectation of working overtime, weekends (alternating), and rotating holidays.

Core Expectations are:

Performing necropsy examinations of rodents and large laboratory animals.

Tissue trimming for microscopic examination, data recording and performing quality control reviews in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Conducting standard and non-standard tasks working alone or under the close supervision and guidance of more experienced staff.


Understands and follows relevant Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Study Protocol requirements regarding all laboratory activities assigned.

Carcinogen Use, Laboratory Animal Handling, National Toxicology Program (NTP) work, Personnel Air Purifying Respirator usage (including dust mast and PAPR), Bloodborne Pathogen and/or Infectious Waste Handling.

Uses proper record keeping to document work activities.

Develops a good working knowledge of laboratory equipment and experimental procedures and applies this knowledge in the performance of assigned laboratory tasks.

Reads assigned SOPs promptly to remain in compliance with Battelle policies and regulations and follows health and safety requirements that are posted or contained within relevant SOPs.

Key Qualifications

Associate degree in a related field; 1 year of applicable experience; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience in a related field.

Adhere to chemical agent facility and biological agent facility safety requirements.

Demonstrated ability to be organized, multitask, communicate effectively with a team and diverse individuals, and desire to learn new skills.

Ability to work independently with little supervision.

Sufficiently medically fit to do work in a lab wearing appropriate respiratory equipment and perform assigned duties.

Must be willing to work in a biosafety level 2 (BSL2) and/or 3 (BSL3) environment.

Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved vaccines and medications recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure to biological agents.

Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screenings.

Must be willing to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

Newly hired employees are subject to a 90-day introductory period, during which their performance is evaluated by supervision.

Must be US Citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a government security clearance.

Ability to obtain/maintain certification in Chemical Personnel Reliability Program.

Ability to obtain/maintain DoJ Security Risk Assessment (SRA) approval.

Ability to obtain/maintain CDC Select Agent Program approval.

Preferred Qualifications

Pathology and/or clinical pathology laboratory experience.

At least 1 years' experience with animal husbandry.

Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life We care about your well-being, not just on the job.

Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.

Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday off—giving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time.

Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.

Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.

Better together: Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.

Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan.

For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that.

Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.

Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work.

A Work Environment Where You Succeed For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity’s most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world.

You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to:

Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects

Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery

Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment

Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders

Give back to and improve our communities

Vaccinations & Safety Protocols

Battelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients’ requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated.

If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).

Battelle is an equal opportunity employer.

We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law.

Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives.

We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.

They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members.

No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.

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