Histotechnician (NYS Licensed)

KA Recruiting - Laboratory Jobs
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Job Title: Histology - Grossing Technician II (3rd Shift) Location: US-NY-Rye Brook Overview: Perform duties that relate to the histology specimen grossing of surgically removed tissue under the supervision of the Pathology Assistant / Pathologist and/or laboratory supervisor. Responsibilities:Ensure specimen integrity upon arrival and through out the entire process. Dictate a gross description for each biopsy specimen, dissect and prepare tissue for cassettes.Gross core needle biopsy and all anatomical pathology specimens (under the supervision of a Pathologist Assistant and /or pathologist).Prepare dissected tissue specimens and place into cassettes.Load prepared cassettes in Tissue Processors.Operation of all tissue processors.Familiar with safety procedures and standard operating procedures.Compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to Grossing:Adhere to workload requirements.Maintenance of accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Filter Logs, Bench Excerpts etc.).Able to evaluate new laboratory equipment and procedures.Able to perform Quality Control and Quality Assurance Procedures.Working knowledge and understanding of TPS / Lab Manager IS System.Assist in the professional development of laboratory aides.Daily housekeeping. Qualifications:Completion of one of the following:Associate's degree program in Biology or ChemistrySuccessful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology programAssociate's degree with 12 semester hours of biology or chemistryNew York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Technician or Histological Technician License3 - 4 years of grossing experienceAbility to work with hazardous chemicalsFamiliarity with computers and strong typing skills DesiredKnowledgeable in the handling of specimens from accessioning to final specimen storageWorking knowledge of laboratory organization, operational procedures, quality control and assurance and laboratory safetyDependable and flexible

Company Description:

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