Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Works under supervision to perform routine and special histological procedures on patient specimens
- Embeds, sections, accurately labels and processes tissue sections in accordance with department policies and procedures to produce slides for pathologist's review. (45%)
- Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes problems with quality control and test procedures and takes appropriate action to ensure quality clinical information. (25%)
- Performs routine and special staining procedures. (15%)
- Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (5%)
- May assist with collection of anatomic pathology specimens. (5%)
- May mentor student and new employees in laboratory testing following WPAHS policies and procedures. (5%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- HT (ASCP) (American Society of Clinical Pathologists-Histology Technician), or HT (ASCP) eligible and must be obtained within one (1) year of hire or transfer.
- One year of clinical histology experience.
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