Perform gross of simple biopsies (if CAP qualified) , processing of tissue, embedding, microtomy, staining, coverslipping, and frozen sectioning in an efficient manner according to established policies, procedures and protocols in a high volume academic environment
Perform immunohistochemical stains, direct immunofluorescence, musclehistochemistry and histochemical stains
Maintains accurate records of quality assurance and quality control
Maintains all lab equipment in a safe, efficient manner, in accordance with established guidelines
Perform specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized data entry
Performs other duties as assigned
In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.
High school diploma and 2 years of experience, or completion of an accredited histotechnology program required for the Histotechnologist classification.
Knowledge of general laboratory practices and programs.
Knowledge of all aspects of Surgical Pathology (i.e. grossing, microtomy, immunohistochemistry, special stains, electron microscopy, etc.).
Professional and collegial communication skills necessary to work closely with peers in an academic teamwork environment.
Receptive to and ability to adapt quickly to change.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
A minimum of 2 years of experience is required.
0-2 years of experience
College course work, Associate or Bachelor's degree preferred. HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.
Lean knowledge and application desirable
Internal Number: 178227
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