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University of Rochester Histology Technician - 227504 in Rochester, New York

Histology Technician Job ID 227504

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Histopathology


GENERAL PURPOSE:The histology technician is responsible for all of the functions of processing tissue samples for histological diagnosis by a pathologist. This includes grossing, embedding, microtomy, special stains and processing Immunohistochemistry slides.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gross sections of human tissue for examination.

  • Operates laboratory equipment to embed, section and stain specimens.

  • Operates equipment to perform special staining and Immunohistochemistry stains as requested. Some manual staining may be required.

  • Examines slides under microscope to ensure that slides meet laboratory quality standards.

  • Follows all departmental and organizational policies, procedures, quality objectives and safety standards and keeps current with changes in laboratory processes and procedures.

  • Performs maintenance on laboratory equipment including but not limited to preventative, routine and troubleshooting.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: AAS degree required. Previous experience as a histology technician preferred. Anatomy, histology, chemistry preferred. NYS HT license required. NYS MT or MLT accepted.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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