Tues - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (must be flexible with hours)
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.
Ensure specimen integrity upon arrival and throughout the entire process. Enter the gross description using the templates or pre-text in our Lab IS 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.
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 perform Quality Control and Quality Assurance Procedures.
Good typing skills and Working knowledge and understanding of TPS / Lab Manager IS System.
Assist in the professional development of laboratory aides
Completion of one of the following:
Associates degree program in Biology or Chemistry
Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program
Associate's degree with 12 semester hours of biology or chemistry
New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Technician or Histological Technician License
1+ years of grossing experience
Ability to work with hazardous chemicals
Familiarity with computers and strong typing skills
Knowledgeable in the handling of specimens from accessioning to final specimen storage.
Working knowledge of laboratory organization, operational procedures, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and laboratory safety.
Working knowledge and understanding of computers.
Cooperative working relationships with peers and management.
Dependable, flexible and adaptable in all aspects of work.