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Histotechnologist II - Newtown Square, PA Req15342

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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Newtown Square , PA 19073

Posted 2 months ago

Histotechnologist II - Newtown Square, PA req15342

Schedule: on call as needed

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Performs routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures.
2.Capable of performing all of the duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnologist I.
3.Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.
4.Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
5.May perform gross tissue examination (high complexity testing) if meets personnel qualifications set forth by the 1988 CLIA CFR 493. 1489 and the corporate Minimum Qualifications for Personnel Performing Gross Tissue Examinations SOP.
6.Ensure proper tissue processing.
7.Embed processed tissue in paraffin.
8.Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.
9.Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
10. Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
11. Ability to prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.
12. May be required to obtain and validate control tissue used in special stains.
13. Maybe required to perform special stain procedures.
14. Prepare solutions and reagents for IHC and ISH procedures.
15. Obtain and validate control material used in IHC, FISH and ISH procedures.
16. Perform IHC and ISH testing.
17. Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.
18. Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
19. Provide training and guidance to Histo4/Histotechnologists, students and lab aides.
20. Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies, and documents all quality control activities; has the ability to recognize outliers and correct them.
21. Differentiate acceptable and unacceptable processing, embedding, cutting and staining of tissue specimens.
22. May be required to develop, execute, or validate new procedures.
23. Capable of identifying problems that may affect test performance or reporting of test results and resolve or immediately report to histology supervisor/manager, technical supervisor, or director.
24. Capable of providing coverage in the absence of the histology supervisor/manager or lead Histotechnologist for a limited period of time.
25. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.
26. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations along with GLP and GCP practices.
27. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
28. Other duties, as assigned by supervisor. career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers' trust every day by providing the high

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1.AA, AS or BS degree or equivalent training and experience
2.HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)
3.3 years Histology experience
4.Demonstrates knowledge of and can perform IHC testing. Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) obtained through ASCP is preferred.
5.Knowledge of in-situ hybridization (ISH) procedures preferred.
6.Meets all requirements as outlined in corporate Minimum Qualifications for Histotechnician SOP.
7.Demonstrates knowledge of computer skills in word processing, excel and database entry.

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


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Histotechnologist II - Newtown Square, PA Req15342

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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated