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Histotechnician

White Plains, NY 10603

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Histology) Job Number: KD0225203

Job Description

Seeking a full-time Histotechnician for our laboratory in Westchester County, NY!

 

-The schedule is Monday - Friday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm.


-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.


Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
  • Ensures 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 rotates 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.
  • Investigates and resolves problems; informs laboratory manager of any and all serious problems.
  • File Surgical Blocks daily.
  • Maintains 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.
  • Complies with all policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control

 

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see company physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Company has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

 

JOB ID:KD3232

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