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Histo Tech travel Laboratory needed in Mountain View, California

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Shifts: 9:00 PM - 5:30 AM

Under general supervision by the Medical Director, Histology Supervisor and/or the Lead Histotechnologist, the Histotech performs Moderate Complexity testing: specimen processing, embedding, microtomy of all tissue types: Surgical, biopsies, cell blocks.
Must have the ability to perform in a high volume laboratory.
Duties also include completion of quality control records, maintenance of supplies and reagents and performance of general preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment.
Set up client and stain manually when needed.
Cut Control slides
Perform automated client stainer.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 1 year of experience required.

Responsibilities:
Tissue processing: Accurately and dependably operates tissue processors according to proper schedules.
Embedding: Properly orients tissue into accurate mold in an acceptable time frame.
Microtomy: Prepares slides for microscopic examination and analysis for final diagnosis by the pathologist, while ensuring proper protocol is followed.
Staining: Processes all stains in a timely and accurate manner. Ability to recognize staining problems, perform various automated staining (i.e. client, immunohistochemistry, and special stains)
Prepares tissue specimens for pathologist to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Maintains cleanliness of work area.
Minimum of embedding and cutting of 100 blocks at an 8 hour shift while maintaining high quality slides and conserves tissues.
Performs chemical hazardous waste disposal according to current operating policies and procedures in line with regulatory guidelines.
Clarifies, reports, and documents quality issues, including (but not limited to), inadequate grossing, incorrect tissue handling protocols, tissue block discordance, or other concerns regarding handling of a specimen.

Skills:
Two (2) year experience in embedding and microtomy in a high volume acute care hospital histology laboratory within the last 5 years
Ability to multi-task
Must have the ability to perform in a high volume laboratory.
Must be able to work independently and also must collaborate with others to ensure work processes and workflow meets organizational needs.

Education:
High School Diploma required; Associates degree in Biology/Chemistry preferred.

Requirements

Required for Onboarding

  • BLS
  • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Mountain View , Histo Tech travel Laboratory needed in Mountain View, California, Healthcare , Mountain View, California

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