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.
Working in a Pathology laboratory environment, processing Histology specimens. Maintain a working knowledge of intermediate chemistry, mathematics, physics, anatomy and biology to aid in troubleshooting all aspects of the position. Close concentration and attention to detail are required. Must have experience to properly evaluate and orient all types of tissue and cytology specimens. Maintain expertise with the microtomes, processors, stainers and manual protocols in order to produce a high quality product within turnaround time guidelines. Excellent organizational and technical skills required, with multi-tasking a priority.
Two (2) years of college, ASCP Histotechnologist certification, or at least three years of experience in an active Histology laboratory with on the job training.
Prior Histology Lab experience preferred. IHC experience preferred
ASCP certification preferred
Maintain a working knowledge of all aspects of Histology to aid in troubleshooting problems in any area of the section. Intense concentration and attention to detail are required with minimal tolerance for errors. Works under stressful conditions with high time pressure, strong interpersonal skills required. Must have good working knowledge of the AP computer system as general computer use. Takes an active role in overseeing the operation of the section in the absence of the manager.
Lifting of medium weight objects. Close machine work and the use of sharp knives and instruments. Intense concentration and attention to detail, average laboratory conditions; exposure to formaldehyde, caustic agents and other hazardous solvents.