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Histologist
Full Time, Days - 6:30am-3pm & 7am-3:30pm rotation
Sellersville, PA 18960

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Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Histologist at Grand View Health prepares specimens for microscopic examination by the pathologist.

This is a full-time position. The hours are Monday–Friday, 6:30am-3pm and 7am-3:30pm rotation.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Fixing specimens in formalin or other prescribed fixative solution.
  • Operating and maintaining tissue processor, microtome, cryostat, embedder and reagent recycler.
  • Cutting tissue sections and staining sections using routine and special stains.
  • Examining sample of stained slides with microscope to assess adequacy of staining.
  • Assisting pathologist in gross examination of specimens.
  • Assisting pathologist in preparation of frozen sections.
  • Preparing solutions and reagents in accordance with procedures.
  • Staining bone marrow aspirates using iron stains.
  • Processing/analyzing appropriate proficiency test material, controls, standards and other quality control material according to protocol in order to maintain the testing environment.
  • Maintaining adequate levels of department supplies by stocking or notifying supervisor of shortages in order to maximize department productivity and minimize cost.
  • Monitoring current quality management indicators to ensure quality patient care.
     

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in biological/physical sciences or over 1-3 years of experience in histology.
  • Credentialed by an agency approved by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), i.e., ASCP, NCA, HEW, AMT, preferred upon hire.

Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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