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Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:


Job ID



HUMC All Other Lab


Hackensack University Med Cntr

Job Location


Position Type

Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week




Shift Hours

3 pm - 11 pm

Weekend Work

No Weekends Required

On Call Work

On-Call Commitment Required

Holiday Work

No Holidays Required


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.
The Histotechnician is responsible for processing histological (tissue) specimens according to prescribed techniques.


A day in the life of a Registered Histotechnician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Cuts tissue into ribbon sections using the microtome in a timely manner.
  • Mounts tissue sections and prepares slides for microscopic examination.
  • Prepares and stains slides according to established procedures for histochemical stains and immunohistochemical stains as requested.
  • Fixes selected specimens as approved by pathologist
  • Reports to supervisor promptly when supplies are needed.
  • Accepts surgical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Performs all system functions necessary to achieve the timely reporting of results.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


    Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited histotechnology program or Associate's degree with emphasis in biology and chemistry within 1 year of hire. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
      • 3 years experience. Licenses and Certifications Required:
        • ASCP eligible
        • HT certification eligible If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack , Histotechnician, Other , Hackensack, New Jersey

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