Histology Tech, Perdiem @ Holy Name Medical Center - Teaneck, NJ

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11 days ago

Histology Tech, Perdiem

Holy Name Medical Center - Teaneck, NJ

Job Title: Histology Technician, Perdiem

Department: Histology

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: Processes tissue specimens for the preparation of microscopic slides necessary for Histologic diagnosis of disease.

Requirements:

Education: Completion of course for histology technician or equivalent training.

Experience: One to three years of Histology lab experience.

Certification/License: AA/BS with HT (ASCP) certification preferred.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Properly identifies accessions and stores specimens according to Laboratory policy.
  • Fixes, Processes, embeds and cuts surgical tissue specimens for staining and slide preparation for examination by pathologist according to Laboratory policy.
  • Assists pathologist with preparation of frozen section specimens and gross tissue examinations.
  • Performs special stains and immunohistochemical stains for examination by pathologist.
  • Performs routine checks for instruments prior to use for proper functioning and cleanliness. Maintains and performs minor repairs on equipment.
  • Maintains slide and block files and records according to Laboratory policy.
  • Instructs nursing personnel or other health care worker, in obtaining and handling of specimens.
  • Prepares specimens for dispatch to reference laboratories
  • Maintains and prepares sufficient quantities of reagents and supplies.
  • Follows departmental procedure for specimen handling and processing, and maintains records of procedures performed.
  • Maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
  • Meets productivity standards established by the department.
  • Recognizes discrepancies or problems affecting the procedures and notifies and supervisor or pathologist on a timely basis.
  • Operates all instruments according to accepted written protocols.
  • Recognizes and identifies instrument problems. Contacts appropriate technical service representative or Clinical Engineering when necessary.
  • Utilizes Powerpath computer system to review/ completion of workflow.
  • Follows Standard Precautions, formaldehyde/xylene and hazardous reagent safety.
  • Dispose waste reagents appropriately according to established safety protocols. Stores waste reagents safely until disposal by private hauler.
  • Assist in orientation and instruction of new employee or laboratory personnel.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information and complies with established communications code.
  • Keeps current in the field of histology through literature, attendance at workshops, in-service programs and participation in quality improvement program by professional organizations.
  • Cooperates with lab staff to achieve lab goals and maintains good employee relations, interdepartmental relations and public relations.
  • Maintains safe working environment.
  • Performs other related duties as requested.

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