Histotechnician II, Night Shift - Surgical Pathology-Histology

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The Histotechnician II - Surgical Pathology-Histology embeds and cuts a wide variety of surgical and research tissue, including autopsy specimens, tiny biopsies, lymph nodes, breast tissue and bone marrow. Sections paraffin embedded tissue at 1-7 microns and mounts on microscope slides. Performs a variety of staining techniques, including immunohistochemical procedures, for microscopic evaluation.
1) Cut 50-100 blocks per day while maintaining a high quality product
2) Cut high quality 1-4 micron sections of small and difficult biopsy specimens
3) Demonstrates an ability and willingness to assume independent responsibility
4) Maintains cooperative and professional attitude in when interacting with others both inter- and intradepartmentally
5) Must comply with all applicable health and safety policies
6) Perform quality control on sections and staining procedures to ensure a high quality finished product
7) Perform routine H&E stains as well as special stains and Immunoperoxidase
8) Perform STAT GMS stains and STAT specimen processing
9) Able to organize and prioritize specimens and tasks to produce a high quality product in an efficient and timely manner
10) Able to work overtime and cover other shifts as warranted by the department
11) Participate in on-call rotations: carry a beeper and respond in a timely manner when paged
12) Able to work in a fast paced, high volume laboratory
13) Must be able to prioritize and successfully multitask
14) Participate in a positive manner in all department meetings
15) Participate in the rotation as department safety officer
16) Other work related duties as assigned
17) Committed to customer satisfaction
18) Committed to working in a team environment
19) Follow written and oral directions
20) Expected behaviors include adaptability to change, collaboration toward common goals, is self motivated and takes initiative
21) Expected communication skills involve active listening and proper email etiquette
22) Performs other duties as requested.

Education
· High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience
· Two (2) years of progressively responsible directly related work experience

License/Certifications
· ASCP Certified

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