CarePath is hiring a seasoned Histotech with amble experience Embedding, and Cutting. Must also have experience with Immuno, Special Stains and Frozens. This is a 3rd shift position 12am - 8:30am, Mon through Friday.
Must be a self starter and able to work with minimal supervision. Experience supervising a plus but not required. The right candidate will be considered for the night shift Supervisor position if proven qualified after a 90-day probation period.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures.
Capable of performing all of the duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnician.
Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.
Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
Ensure proper tissue processing.
Embed processed tissue in paraffin.
Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.
Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
Perform coverslipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.
Obtain and validate tissue used in special stains.
Perform all special stain procedures.
May prepare solutions and reagents for IHC procedures.
May obtain and validate control material used in IHC procedures.
May perform IHC testing.
Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.
Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot minor equipment failures.
Provide training and guidance to other Histotechnicians, students and lab aides.
Adhere to laboratory quality control policies and document all quality control activities.
Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.
Ensure compliance with all local, federal, and CLIA regulations.
Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum 3 years experience
AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience
CarePath Diagnostic Partners is a division of GPD Pathology LLC. Our staff has a combined experience in pathology of over 75 years. We are licensed by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA), the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) and are College of American Pathology (CAP) accredited.
Our pathology lab provides physicians with the information they need to make important, eff...ective, and individualized treatment decisions. We believe that accurate and timely information can lead to more effective treatment selection and ultimately to the most successful outcomes for patients with cancer and other complex diseases.
The CarePath mission is to provide physicians and their patients accurate and prompt diagnoses. As a team of experienced professionals we deliver expertise, world-class services and connectivity in the development of strong consultative relationships with each of our referring clinicians.