Histotechnician II - IHC

Job Description

About us:

CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory, is a national specialty lab with a unique leadership position in the convergence of anatomic, molecular and digital pathology. Beginning from a clinical perspective, we harness molecular testing and digital pathology on an anatomic pathology foundation. CBLPath is committed to helping our clients deliver better medicine, faster. At our core are pathologists; excited about technology and innovation and its promise of helping patients. We provide our subspecialty physician clients comprehensive diagnostics and timely, accurate reports enabling the best patient care. For more about the company, please visit www.CBLPath.com.

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the histology supervisor, render assistance in the day-to-day administration of the laboratory.

Essential Functions

  • Must possess a thorough working knowledge of the IHC staining procedures, Histochemical staining procedure and routine Histology procedures  sufficient to accomplish the following:
    • Perform “routine” preventive maintenance procedures.
    • Perform antibody and equipment validations
    • Operation automated IHC stainer and cover slipper(s)
    • Troubleshoot quality issues
    • Create and or monitor essential documents through the daily operation
    • Exchange instrument specific reagents at designated intervals.
    • Timely completion of instrument specific QC documentation when applicable.
    • Daily maintenance of Lab and instrumentation in all aspects.
    • Proper handling and disposal of chemical waste.
    • Immediate notification to supervisory personnel of malfunctioning instrumentation.
    • QC/QA of all antibodies.
    • Timely distribution of completed patient materials to assigned pathologists.
    • Immediate notification of existing and/or potential problems to the proper authority
    • Assist supervisor with day-to-day administration of Histology Laboratory duties including compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to histology
    • Adhere to workload requirements, including QA, Microtomy, Staining
    • Maintain accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Temperature Logs, etc.)
    • Assist product line leaders with responding to questions and problems.
    • Evaluate new equipment and procedures.
    • Review slides for overall quality of preparation such as staining intensity, proper cover slipping and stain artifacts to help insure accurate diagnosis.

Job Requirements

  • NY State license as a CLT or HT
  • Previous experience in Histology (mircrotomy)
  • Able to work with hazardous chemicals

Desired

  • HT/HTL ASCP certification
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to learn internal software programs.
  • Excellent organizational skills; cooperative working relationship with peers and management; dependable, flexible and adaptable in all aspects of work.  
  • Superior time management skills

CBLPath, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to attracting, hiring, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal or state regulations.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1134
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Histotechnician II - IHC


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