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Histotechnician

Harrison, NY 10528

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Histology) Job Number: KAM116203

Job Description

Full-time Histotechnician needed at a top facility in New York!
(Reference Code: KAM)

Currently looking to hire a full-time Histotechnician to work Monday-Friday 2pm-10:30pm
The Histotechnician is accountable for the accuracy and reliability of all testing run under his/her supervision, both patient and Q.C. material; and performing accurately tissue sections for pathological interpretation in a timely manner.

Responsibilities include:
- Ensure that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
- Ensure that all testing is done under optimal conditions (ie. Instruments functioning properly; reagents in good condition and proper technique followed.)
- Embed tissue specimen early morning using best technique possible to make sure that tissue is properly oriented onto the block.
- Cut paraffin blocks meeting section protocol according to tissue site.
- Assist with special stains and tissue control slides for special stains and immunhistochemistry.
- Change and/or rotate reagents on tissue processors, Leica stainer as needed, with daily QC.
- Record daily Quality Control of all instruments used in job description, maintaining proper documentation of record temperatures, instruments cleaning, and troubleshooting.
- Investigate and resolve problems; inform laboratory manager of any and all serious problems.
- File Surgical Blocks daily.
- Maintain Distilled Water System QC and in working condition at all times.
- Assist with accessioning as needed.
- Maintain in working order Cassette and Slide printers (Leica)
- Discard Surgical Specimens weekly, with formalin neutralization.
- Maintain control of Xylene waste removal with proper follow up.
- Responsible for receiving and keeping track of all laboratory supplies and letting the Manager know when orders need to be follow up with vendors.
- Responsible for the maintenance and retention of all documents needed for Federal/State inspections as directed by the Manager.Required Qualifications:

Qualifications include:
* HT degree or equivalent Certification as a lab technologist under CLIA
* Certified Histological Technician NY State license
* Broad knowledge of tests performed and equipment utilized in the laboratory
* Ability to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretion
* Strong customer service skills are necessary to deal courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the public
* Sufficient technical ability to be able to troubleshoot independently

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!!
For more information, please submit your resume for review or email it to me directly: katherine@ka-recruiting.com

 

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Katherine Marano
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Katherine recruits and places healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions across the country. She works closely with laboratory professionals, and would love to address your hiring needs and help fulfill your career goals!

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