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Histotechnician - Full Time - Days

Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Location: Utica
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryJoin our clinical lab team in the new state-of-the-art lab at the Wynn Hospital in Downtown Utica, NY! Histotechnicians at the Wynn Hospital will be responsible for cutting tissue and adding them to microscope slides, staining and preparing microscopic slides of tissues for examination by the pathologist, working directly under the direction of the Laboratory Medical Director and Histotechnology Supervisor. These are vital positions in our hospital lab and -are part of a laboratory team focused on decreasing patient stay length, increasing patient care quality and decreasing overall lab errors. Join our team today! -Core Job Responsibilities

  • Performs assigned technical duties such as logging in specimens, changing solutions, instrumentation checks, accurate labeling, filing, changing of reagents/solutions and proper storing and disposing of specimens.
  • Provides assistance to pathologist in cutting of tissue sections and surgical/autopsy specimens for analysis.
  • Assist with preparing slides/specimens/blocks for send outs that are requested by the pathologist for consultation or request from an outside facility for review.
  • Maintains open communication with the Histology Supervisor, Pathologist and Laboratory management. - Identifies any unusual patient data and/results and brings to the appropriate Pathologist attention.
  • Maintains awareness of MVHS policies and procedures relevant to the position and any changes that may occur.
  • Participates in continuous learning opportunities such as seminars, trainings, workshops, obtaining at least the minimum required amount of continuing education hours required per regulatory requirements per year.Education/Experience RequirementsRequired: -
    • Post high school course in histotechnology or two year degree in related biologic sciencePreferred: -
      • Six to twelve months experience in histotechnologyLicensure/Certification RequirementsRequired: -
        • NYS Histological Technician Certification or NYS Clinical Laboratory Technician Certification and appropriate training is requiredDisclaimerQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.Job DetailsReq Id -88893 -
          Department -LABORATORY CLINICAL -
          Shift Days
          Shift Hours Worked -8.00
          FTE 1.066667 -
          Work Schedule -HRLY NON-UNION
          Employee Status A1 - Full-Time -
          Union Non-Union
          Pay Range $22.00 - $40.00 Hourly#GP01

Keywords: Mohawk Valley Health System, Utica , Histotechnician - Full Time - Days, Other , Utica, New York

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