Histology Assistant

Job ID: J125698
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 29, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Under supervision, performs routine and special histological procedures on patient specimens.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Embeds, sections, accurately labels and processes tissue sections in accordance with departmental policies and procedures to produce slides for pathologist's review. (50%)
  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes problems with quality control and test procedures and notifies supervisor. (25%)
  • Performs routine and special staining procedures. (20%)
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred

  • One year of laboratory experience preferred

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