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Histotechnologist I

Company: Quest Diagnostics
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Histotechnologist I - Hackensack, NJ - Monday to Friday -(Rotational Saturday)*Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required, which must include the primary doses and the booster dose if eligible - exemptions from vaccination requirement for medical and religious reasons will be considered if a conditional offer of employment is extended. -JOB 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 I and II.
  • 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 cover slipping 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. Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests.
  • Provide training and guidance to Histotechnicians, students and lab aides.
  • Adhere to laboratory's 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, CLIA and CAP regulations.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervisor. JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education:
    • AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience Work Experience:
      • 1-3 years experience as a Histotechnician Special Requirements: HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)Physical and Mental Requirements: - -
        • Ability to stay focused under stressful conditions
        • Can receive constructive feedback
        • Respond to unexpected change without loss of motivation
        • Can work with a team with diversified backgrounds
        • Accept additional responsibilities with a positive attitude
        • Self-discipline
        • Ability for tolerance and stamina
        • Ability to sit in one position for long periods of time.
        • Good motor skills.
        • Hand eye coordination
        • Ability to maintain repetitive motion tasks.Key Word Search: Histology, - - IHC, Grossing, Embedding, Microtomy, Histotechnician, Histotechnologistreq97660

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics, Hackensack , Histotechnologist I, Other , Hackensack, New Jersey

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