Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a Full Time Histology Technologist for our Morris Plains Lab to work 6am - 2pm five days per week and every other weekend.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities of Position:
Capable of performing all duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnologist
Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples
Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting
Ensure proper tissue processing
Embed processed tissue in paraffin
Perform microtomy of embedded tissue
Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining
Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated
Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures
Perform all special stain procedures
Perform IHC staining procedures
Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot minor equipment failures. Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests
Proper handling and disposal of hazardous and chemical waste
Provide training and guidance to Histotechnologists, students and lab aides
Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies and document
Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met
Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations
Maintain a clean and well organized work area
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Minimum Education Required:
AS in a Medical Laboratory Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Biological or Life Sciences degree required
BS degree preferred
Certified HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) preferred
Minimum Experience Required:
1-3 years clinical experience in a Histopathology Laboratory.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.