To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Performs a comprehensive range of routine and special laboratory analyses on patient specimens in both routine and emergency situations. Such analyses incorporate a thorough knowledge of test principles and techniques permitting the proper evaluation of a specimen for processing, selection of the correct analytical technique, interpretation of data, and verifiction and communication of results. Responsible for all technical aspects in the Histology and Cytology clinical sections, regulatory compliance and personnel scheduling. In conjunction with the medical director and pathology manager, responsible for investigating, validating and implementing new technologies.
An Associate Degree in a histology or biological sciences program required. A baccalaureate degree is preferred.
For those having an Associate Degree, a minimum of five (5) years experience as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist. For those having a Bachelor Degree, a minimum of three (3) years experience as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist. Supervisory experience preferred.
HT (ASCP) Certification required. HTL(ASCP) Certification preferred.
Technical, communication, and organizational skills required, as well as excellent attention to detail and very good hand-eye coordination. Must have a working comprehension of the technical and procedural aspects of laboratory tests. Comprehends and follows procedural guidelines. Recognizes unexpected results and takes appropriate action.
Ability to do extended amounts of time sitting at a microtome or using a computer terminal. Repetative arm rotary action required. Sensory exposure to various organic solvents must be tolerated.