- Perform gross of simple biopsies (if CAP qualified) , processing of tissue, embedding, microtomy, staining, coverslipping, and frozen sectioning in an efficient manner according to established policies, procedures and protocols in a high volume academic environment
- Perform immunohistochemical stains, direct immunofluorescence, musclehistochemistry and histochemical stains
- Maintains accurate records of quality assurance and quality control
- Maintains all lab equipment in a safe, efficient manner, in accordance with established guidelines
- Perform specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized data entry
- Performs other duties as assigned
- High School Diploma and 2 years of related experience or have gone through an accredited histotechnology program or High School Diploma with equivalent experience (will be considered)
- Knowledge of general laboratory practices and programs.
- Knowledge of all aspects of Surgical Pathology (i.e. grossing, microtomy, immunohistochemistry, special stains, electron microscopy, etc.).
- Professional and collegial communication skills necessary to work closely with peers in an academic teamwork environment.
- Receptive to and ability to adapt quickly to change.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
College course work, Associate or Bachelor's degree preferred. HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred. Lean knowledge and application desirable
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