The Department of Pathology at MSK is a dedicated, diverse group known for their expertise, ingenuity, and compassion. Working in a highly motivating environment, the group receives a complex variety of more than 110,000 specimens annually and performs more than 50,000 molecular diagnostic tests.
We have more than 600 staff members are spread across four laboratory services: surgical pathology, hematopathology, cytology, and molecular diagnostics. Pathology provides laboratory support for the Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgery program and supports MSKs research mission through the division of experimental pathology. Were also advancing the field of digital pathology through our slide scanning and computational pathology efforts. All of our laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, such as ThermoFisher senior grossing stations with advanced camera optics and touch screens, laser capture microdissection capabilities, telecytology remote microscopy, advanced flow cytometry panels, and Illumina sequencing instruments.
We are currently seeking an Immunology Histology Technician to join our IHC team. Position Summary:
Section paraffin and frozen tissue specimens as requested.
Basic histology techniques (e.g. embed, process tissue).
Primarily perform automated Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in-situ hybridization (ISH) employing different stainer platforms (e.g. Leica, Ventana).
Perform Hematoxylin Eosin staining for evaluating and analyzing tissues.
Assist in the development of new IHC and ISH protocols and techniques.
Test and validate new antibodies for CLIA approved IHC/ISH protocols.
Analyze and troubleshoot equipment-related issues
Construct various types of multi tissue blocks (MTB)
Maintains necessary quality control and assurance records
Interested in Immunohistochemistry (IHC), histology, and pathology
Interested in learning new methods
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related field with knowledge of Biology, Chemistry
Ability to perform dilutions and laboratory calculations
Excellent organizational skills
Strong computer skills including working with databases
NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Technician, or Certified Histology Technician license preferred. Eligibility to obtain NYS license required
Hours : Tuesday - Saturday, 2 PM - 10 PM
***$3,000 sign-on bonus | Open to new employees only
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