HISTOLOGIC TECH (C)
School of Medicine:
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Perform, revise, and develop specialized histopathological preparations for use by a physician in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Perform, revise, and develop highly specialized histochemical and histopathological laborator y tests for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease; record results for review by physicians.
Prepare and maintain equipment for all types o f tissue processing,embedding, cutting and mounting; label, record and verify quality of slides, delivered to pathologist for microscopic evaluation.
Set-up equipment, instruments and apparatus for specific laboratory procedures.
Write, review and recommend changes in laboratory procedures and policies.
Provide technical assistance and training to laboratory personnel as required.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.
Thisis not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilitiesand dut ies required of personnel so classified.
Work requires certification as a Histotechnologist, HTL(ASCP or equivalent).
Three years of experience in a histology laboratory performing complex OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE procedures.
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