Specialized theoretical understanding and practical application in all aspects of Histo-Pathology to include tissue processing, embedding, micro sectioning of paraffin blocks, frozen sections, special and IHC stains. May be required to work afternoons or evenings.
50% - Possesses specialized theoretical understanding and practical experience in Histo-Pathology to include tissue processing, embedding, micro sectioning of frozen blocks special and IHC stains.
20% - Analyzes, resolves, and trouble-shoots day-to-day histology tasks as needed.
10% - Maintains statistical records and other related records pertaining to the laboratory. Assists in the training of new hire and other supporting staff.
10% - Performs routine and automated H&E.
5% - Prepares various chemical solutions and reagents.
5% - Other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree & New York State Dept of Education Clinical Lab Technician/Technologist license or Histology Technician license plus 3 years of related experience. Or
BA/BS and New York State Dept. of Education Clinical Lab Technician/Technologist or Histology Technician license plus 6 years of related experience. Or
Equivalent in education, training, and experience.
Ability to work independently, under limited supervision
Specialized theoretical understanding and practical experience in a particular area of research
Experience with statistical analysis of data
Experience with highly complex laboratory equipment and/ or computer applications
Experience in researching the literature applicable to the field and in reporting experimental results
Experience in training and coordinating the work of lower-level technicians
Ability to perform work in a neat, orderly, and safe manner, and in enforcing safety regulations
Experience in reporting experimental results in publishable form
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