IHC Histotechnician

K.A. Recruiting, Inc. White Plains , NY 10601

Posted 2 months ago

Full-time IHC Technologist needed!

Histotechnician IHC: 3:00pm-11:30pm (Monday thru Friday)

Position Summary:
Under the general direction and supervision of Senior Histology Laboratory personnel, the IHC Histotechnician will effectively apply a general working knowledge and skill of designated related duties and tasks, in support of the Department as a whole, to complete the daily assigned Histology workload.

Must possess a thorough working knowledge of the IHC staining procedures, Histochemical staining procedure and routine Histology procedures sufficient to accomplish the following:

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance procedures.

  • Perform antibody and equipment validations

  • Operation automated IHC stainer and cover slipper(s)

  • Troubleshoot quality issues

  • Create and or monitor essential documents through the daily operation

  • Exchange instrument specific reagents at designated intervals.

  • Timely completion of instrument specific QC documentation when applicable.

  • Daily maintenance of Lab and instrumentation in all aspects.

  • Proper handling and disposal of chemical waste.

  • Immediate notification to supervisory personnel of malfunctioning instrumentation.

  • QC/QA of all antibodies.

  • Timely distribution of completed patient materials to assigned pathologists.

  • Immediate notification of existing and/or potential problems to the proper authority

  • Assist supervisor with day-to-day administration of Histology Laboratory duties including compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to histology

  • Adhere to workload requirements, including QA, Microtomy, Staining

  • Maintain accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Temperature Logs, etc.)

  • Assist product line leaders with responding to questions and problems.

  • Evaluate new equipment and procedures.

  • Review slides for overall quality of preparation such as staining intensity, proper cover slipping and stain artifacts to help insure accurate diagnosis.

Position Requirements:
Bachelors degree in science
5+ years of experience in QIHC
NY State license Laboratory Technologist
HT/HTL ASCP certification
Knowledge of IHC Special Stains
Knowledge of screening/QC IHC stains

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!
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IHC Histotechnician

K.A. Recruiting, Inc.