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The Histology Technologist is responsible for preparing and processing surgical and autopsy tissue specimens for microscopic examination by a Pathologist. Processing includes embedding, cutting, staining, accessioning, and mounting on a slide so that the presence or absence of disease may be effectively demonstrated to the Pathologist responsible for reading the slide and making a diagnosis. Performs special stains to make samples more visible, as needed. Operates and maintains section lab equipment and ensures all equipment is in working order. Assures that all required solutions and chemicals are properly prepared and in place. Complies with all / any quality control policies and procedures as established and maintains necessary documentation. Able to fully function in all areas of the Histology Dept.
**Work schedule is Monday - Friday from 0330 - 1200 including weekend / holiday rotation with other staff. Flexibility in work schedule follows patient care needs and staffing needs.
2+ years of training in an approved institution or 3+ years Histology work experience.
An Associate of Arts degree is preferred.
Internal Number: LON005059
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