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- Histology Technologist
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- James Cancer Hospital/CCC
- Laboratory Support Services
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Histology Technologist (Job Opening 443435) - Scope of Position
The James Clinical laboratories Histology Technologists provide histological services to the Dermatology Department physicians performing MOHS surgeries at the Martha Morehouse Tower and additional support to the histology laboratory located within the division of Surgical Pathology. Histology Technologist will be responsible for processes involving, embeds, sorts, cuts, files, and stains slides of tissue samples for diagnosis by physicians and surgical pathologists. Histology Technologists report to the Director of the Dermatology Department Lab and to the Operations Director of the James Clinical Laboratories.
The James Dermatology Lab is staffed daily Monday through Friday to provide services as Mohs surgeries are scheduled.
Histology Technologist provides histological services to the Dermatology Department and to the main Histology Lab. This position is responsible for ensures that tissue specimens are optimally processed, oriented and embedded appropriately (according to tissue type) during MOHS procedures. Histology duties involve logging-in specimens to the computer, processing, embedding, frozen sections, sorting, cutting, filing, reagent preparation, special stains and staining slides of tissue samples. Additional duties involve general paperwork, equipment maintenance, assisting with quality control and assurance metrics, procedural audits, accreditation preparation, training and troubleshoot both mechanical and human errors and/or malfunctions.
Education and experience
Prefer graduate of a school of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program with an HT (ASCP) certification with MOHs experience or 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/ university, with a combination of 12 semester hours of equivalent years of experience in Biology and Chemistry along with five years full time acceptable experience in a Histopathology laboratory. Must be HT certified or obtain certification within two years of hire date.