The purpose of a Histotechnologist/Histotechnician is to assist in accession and properly process surgical specimens to preserve the tissue morphology and cell structure. Prepare quality representative tissue section on a glass slide for microscopical evaluation and to perform special stains or any immunohistochemical procedures needed for diagnostic purpose. May act as a supervisor designate in the absence of the section manager.
Must possess a Bachelors degree. Must possess one (1) year of experience or successful completion of a NAACLS accredited histotechnology (H.T.L. or H.T.) program. Must possess Routine Histology Technique, Frozen Section Technique and Special Stain Technique. ASCP (preferred) or eligible. Must be able to use a microtome to cut paraffin tissue sections. Performs frozen sections as needed Knowledge of Histology technique and skills. Must be computer literate. Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public. Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team member. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
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