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<strong>As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence&mdash;breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News &amp; World Report. For more than 100 years we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.</strong>

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Per Diem


Overview: Montefiore Medical Center's Division of Clinical Pathology is responsible for the laboratory testing of blood, urine, and body fluids for disease diagnosis and health maintenance. Utilizing the latest advances in computer technology, the Division maintains millions of dollars of state-of-the-art automated equipment at its laboratory sites and services hospitals, nursing homes, the Montefiore Medical Group, faculty practices, and voluntary physicians' offices at more than 40 sites.&nbsp;The Clinical Lab Technologist will prepare pathological slides for diagnostic procedures.<br /><br /> <p>This position is located in the Surgical Pathology lab at the Moses campus and is a per diem position.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Department:</strong>&nbsp;Pathology<strong>&nbsp;Bargaining Unit:&nbsp;</strong>1199<strong>&nbsp;Campus:&nbsp;</strong>MOSES<strong>&nbsp;Employment Status:&nbsp;</strong>Per Diem<strong>&nbsp;Address:&nbsp;</strong>111 East 210th Street, Bronx&nbsp;<strong>Shift:&nbsp;</strong>Day<strong>&nbsp;Scheduled Hours:&nbsp;</strong>9 AM-5:30 PM<strong>&nbsp;Req ID:&nbsp;</strong>216527&nbsp;<strong>Salary Range/Pay Rate:</strong>&nbsp;$45.56&nbsp;</p>
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 all routine work, quality control to ensure high standard in the laboratory.</li> <li>Record equipment maintenance 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>Troubleshoot technical procedures.</li> <li>Perform other duties in the department as needed.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Position requires 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.</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.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p>For positions that have only a rate listed, the displayed&nbsp;rate is the hiring&nbsp;rate but could be subject to change based on shift differential, experience, education or other relevant factors.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>To learn more about the &ldquo;Montefiore Difference&rdquo; &ndash; who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click&nbsp;<strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a>.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>​</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of&nbsp;disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status,&nbsp;or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.&nbsp;</strong></p>