Histotechnician - Full Time - Days
Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Posted on: November 18, 2023
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
- 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
- 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 Hours Worked -8.00
FTE 1.066667 -
Work Schedule -HRLY NON-UNION
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time -
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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