The Department of Pathology at MSK is a dedicated, diverse group known for their expertise, ingenuity, and compassion. Working in a highly motivating environment, the group receives a complex variety of more than 110,000 specimens annually and performs more than 50,000 molecular diagnostic tests.
We have more than 600 staff members are spread across four laboratory services: surgical pathology, hematopathology, cytology, and molecular diagnostics. Pathology provides laboratory support for the Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgery program and supports MSKs research mission through the division of experimental pathology. Were also advancing the field of digital pathology through our slide scanning and computational pathology efforts. All of our laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, such as ThermoFisher senior grossing stations with advanced camera optics and touch screens, laser capture microdissection capabilities, telecytology remote microscopy, advanced flow cytometry panels, and Illumina sequencing instruments.
We are currently seeking an experienced full time Histotechnologist to join our team. Position Summary: You will provide pathologists with accurate and reliable evaluations of Surgical Pathology tissue samples.
A problem solver, who can manage complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
A good decision maker, with proven success of making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Action oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
An effective communicator, capable of developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of difference audiences.
Adaptable in your approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
Processes fresh and fixed tissue specimens for surgical, autopsy, and investigative histopathology preparations under supervision.
Performs assigned quality control procedures.
Records daily, weekly, and monthly, all quality control and preventive maintenance activities. (Include any corrective action taken, along with date and initials).
Performs preventive maintenance activities as scheduled, documenting on appropriate logs.
Work at one of our facilities in New York City (Relocation assistance available for this job, pending completion of 6 months employment).
Associate degree with knowledge of biology, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology OR grandfathered per NYS requirements is required
New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Technician/Certified Histology Technician required
2-year experience in histopathology techniques preferred
ASCP Certification strongly preferred
Excellent communication skills - including verbal, written and computer
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