Histotechnologist II req83002
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Histotechnologist II - Clifton, NJ - Tuesday--- -SaturdayJOB
RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Performs routine and non-routine activities
involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by
pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures. 2. Capable of
performing all of the duties/responsibilities of a
Histotechnologist I. 3. Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of
all tissue samples. 4. Process paperwork associated with
accessioning and reporting. 5. May perform gross tissue examination
(high complexity testing) if meets personnel qualifications set
forth by the 1988 CLIA CFR 493. 1489 and the corporate Minimum
Qualifications for Personnel Performing Gross Tissue Examinations
SOP. 6. Ensure proper tissue processing. 7. Embed processed tissue
in paraffin. 8. Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.9. Prepare
slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining. 10. Perform
cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated. 11.
Ability to prepare solutions and reagents for special stain
procedures. 12. May be required to obtain and validate control
tissue used in special stains. 13. Maybe required to perform
special stain procedures. 14. Prepare solutions and reagents for
IHC and ISH procedures. 15. Obtain and validate control material
used in IHC, FISH and ISH procedures. 16. Perform IHC and ISH
testing.17. Perform filing of finished blocks and slides. 18.
Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment. 19. Provide
training and guidance to Histo4/Histotechnologists, students and
lab aides. 20. Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies, and
documents all quality control activities; has the ability to
recognize outliers and correct them. 21. Differentiate acceptable
and unacceptable processing, embedding, cutting and staining of
tissue specimens. 22. May be required to develop, execute, or
validate new procedures. 23. Capable of identifying problems that
may affect test performance or reporting of test results and
resolve or immediately report to histology supervisor/manager,
technical supervisor, or director. 24. Capable of providing
coverage in the absence of the histology supervisor/manager or lead
Histotechnologist for a limited period of time. 25. Ensure all
corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards
are met. 26. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and
CAP regulations along with GLP and GCP practices. 27. Maintain a
clean and well-organized work area.28. Other duties, as assigned by
supervisor. career opportunities for individuals whose talent,
initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the
patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our
customers' trust every day by providing the highJOB REQUIREMENTS:1.
AA, AS or BS degree or equivalent training and experience 2. HT
(ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) 3. 3 years Histology experience 4.
Demonstrates knowledge of and can perform IHC testing.
Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) obtained through ASCP
is preferred. 5. Knowledge of in-situ hybridization (ISH)
procedures preferred. 6. Meets all requirements as outlined in
corporate Minimum Qualifications for Histotechnician SOP.7.
Demonstrates knowledge of computer skills in word processing, excel
and database entry.
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