Histotechnologist

Job description

Manhattan Specialty Care is seeking a talented histology technician for our pathology lab team in Midtown Manhattan. This is a full time, day position perfect for a highly motivated histology professional. Family-like atmosphere and great compensation. The ideal candidate has experience working in a variety of histology lab settings and is familiar with manual and automated histology techniques. Must be a quick learner, flexible, have excellent attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills. Major responsibilities include embedding, cutting, assisting with grossing/processing/staining as needed.

Requirements


Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs the following routine histologic procedures: Accessioning, Grossing, Processing, Embedding procedures, Cutting, Section techniques involving hematoxylin and eosin

  • Routine special staining such as H/E, AB/PAS, H.Pylori/CD3

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Helps maintain laboratory equipment and quality assurance logs

Requirements:

To qualify you must have:

Associates degree with at least 60 college credits with 24 science credits are required

Required Licenses: Certified HistoTechnician-NYS, Clinical Lab Technician-NYS, Clinical Lab Technologist-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:

BS/BA in Science preferred; American Society of Clinical Pathologists certification as a Histology Technician (ASCP-HT) or Histotechnologist (ASCP-HTL)


Screening Questions


1. Can you gross GI tissue specimens?

2. Do you have a NY histotech license?

3. Do you have 60 college credits with 24 credits in Biology, Chemistry, or Lab Sciences?