Ensures complete and accurate accessioning of surgical specimens and numeric sequencing and labeling appropriate amounts of cassettes.
Ensures accurate filing and pulling of Histology blocks and slides and logs cases for send-outs, conferences, etc.
Accurate labeling of slides and matching reports for Pathologist.
Maintains archival filing, labeling and moving of blocks, slides and tissue.
Maintains working knowledge of routine maintenance on the H&E Strainer and the Tissue Processors and taking temperatures on all equipment necessary.
Putting supplies away when they arrive and writing received dates on all incoming supplies.
Keeping work area clean and answer phones as required.
Assists Histologist and Pathologists as needed.
Ability to learn Histology skills including Embedding, Microtomy, Cytology, and Special Stains.
Other Histology duties as assigned.
Maintains a safe, clean work environment at all times (includes equipment, supply stock, files, records, counters, etc.) according to standards established by the Supervisor.
Position Requirements: Licensure/Certification/Registration: None Education: High School diploma or Equivalent Experience: One year of experience in a medical laboratory preferred. Knowledge in handling chemical and biohazardous material. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Basic Knowledge of Biology and Medical Terminology. Knowledge of handling chemicals and Biohazardous Materials. Skill in communication and collaborating both orally and in writing. Skill in effectively working with all levels of the organization. Ability to effectively problem solve issues. Ability to work independently or in small or large groups. Ability to maintain necessary level of confidentially to protect patient privacy and proprietary information.
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