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Regular Full-Time


Overview: Prepare pathological slides for diagnostic procedures.<br /> <br />This position is located in the Surgical Pathology lab at the Moses campus. <br /> <br />Enjoy the rewards of working in the Lab at Montefiore. There will be a $5,000.00 sign on bonus for the selected applicant.<br /><br /><strong>Department:</strong>&nbsp;Pathology<strong>&nbsp;Bargaining Unit:&nbsp;</strong>1199<strong>&nbsp;Campus:&nbsp;</strong>MOSES<strong>&nbsp;Employment Status:&nbsp;</strong>Regular Full-Time<strong>&nbsp;Address:&nbsp;</strong>111 East 210th Street, Bronx<br /><strong>Shift:&nbsp;</strong>Evening<strong>&nbsp;Scheduled Hours:&nbsp;</strong>2:30 PM-11 PM<strong>&nbsp;Req ID:&nbsp;</strong>216526&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Run tissue processor to produce paraffin blocks</li> <li>Embed pathology specimen to view all layers</li> <li>Cut Pathology specimens on rotary microtome</li> <li>Stain routine Hematoxylin Eosin to view tissue section, stain routine special stains (GMS, AFB, PAS) in order to identify organism or specific tissue elements</li> <li>Enzyme histochemistry (leder esterase)</li> <li>Perform order entry and update on LISA to bill special stains</li> <li>Label and sign out slides to assure accurate distribution of cases</li> <li>Cover slipper (manual and automated), to ensure there is no water or air bubble under coverslip</li> <li>Perform on all routine work, quality control to ensure high standard in the laboratory</li> <li>Record equipment maintenance &nbsp; to ensure proper operation of equipment</li> <li>Prepare solutions to ensure correct histological processing</li> <li>Process requests from pathology residents and attendings to ensure that work order is complete</li> <li>Assist in Immunohistochemistry procedure to identify antigens</li> <li>File paraffin blocks and slides</li> <li>Prioritize duties, tissue handling, sign out of cases</li> <li>Trouble shoot technical procedures</li> <li>Perform other duties in the department as needed</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Position requires at least a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in a physical science, medical technology preferred</li> <li>New York State Department of Education Clinical Laboratory Technologist License is required and at least 2 years experience in histological procedures</li> <li>Must have experience operating the following equipment: Rotary microtome, Laboratory Information System, Scales, Microwave, pH meter, Automated cover slipper, Microscope, Embedding Center, Tissue processor, Water bath, Cryoplate, Incubator oven &nbsp;</li> </ul> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />