8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA
Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
The position prepares and stains tissue sections from surgical and cytological material for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist.
Ages of Patients
Blood Borne Pathogens
Preferred: Graduate of an accredited school of Histologic Technique or 2 yrs on the job training under Board certified Pathologist
Preferred: ASCP CA state certification
Preferred: 1 year working as a certified histology technician or 2 years completion of training under Board certified Pathologist
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Processes surgical specimens in accordance with established procedures
Processes all necessary paperwork, assuring appropriate reporting
Embeds, sections, and stains tissue for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist
Performs frozen sections and staining as needed
Utilizes Laboratory Information Systems as appropriate
Disinfects and maintains work areas and instrumentation as needed
Performs preventative maintenance procedures
Demonstrates proficiency on Laboratory equipment and instrumentation
Complies with hospital and Laboratory safety policies and procedures
Performs general duties in grossing area as needed
Performs quality control and maintains records
Assists in ordering, maintaining, and restocking of supplies
Monitors block and slide storage and disposal