HISTOLOGY / CYTOLOGY PREP TECH I (M-F 3pm-11:30pm)
Perform routine histopathologic tests in a clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.
- Histo Tech perform routine paraffin sections of surgical and autopsy tissue for microscopic examination in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Includes perform frozen cytostat sectioning.
- Prepare specimens and reagents for processing; perform routine and special staining techniques.
- Label, file, discard and maintain records of slides and blocks.
- Reconcile labels with finished products and provide specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the pathologist.
- Order appropriate tests in the computer.
- Perform various Quality Control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
- Utilize various hospital information systems and software.
- May teach preparatory techniques to residents, fellows, and students. Which could also include demonstrate preparatory/instrument use for medical students, visiting students.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
High school diploma or GED, or equivalent educational background.
One year of related laboratory experience.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Able to listen, read, understand and perform assigned laboratories.
Manual dexterity skills adequate for fine detail work.
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