RPCI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Histotechnologist III prepares tissue for microscopic review, stains slides with special stains including immunohistochemistry, maintains laboratory equipment and completes appropriate quality control records, maintains the laboratory in a clean fashion, performs routine histology tasks including paraffin specimen embedding, sectioning and staining (routine, tinctorial and immunohistochemistry), prepares surgical frozen sections, performs gross dissection of biopsies and uncomplicated surgical specimens, accessions and processes surgical and biopsy specimens, performs simple and complex laboratory test procedures in a timely manner as assigned. The Histotechnologist III performs related laboratory technology duties, and assists MD faculty and fellows during post mortem autopsies.
Applicants must have a license to practice as a Certified Histological Technician, Clinical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the State of New York; or eligibility for licensure as a Certified Histological Technician, Clinical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the State of New York. Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree in Histological or Clinical Laboratory Technology and the equivalent of two years of full-time Histology experience including the performance of immunohistochemistry, frozen section or Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and completion of a Histological Technician Certificate program recognized by New York State for licensure exam eligibility and the equivalent of two years of full-time Histology experience including the performance of immunohistochemistry, frozen section or grossing biopsy/surgical specimens; or Associate’s degree and the equivalent of four years of full-time experience as a Pathology Assistant or Histotechnologist II at RPCI; or High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of six years of full-time experience as a Pathology Assistant or Histotechnologist II at RPCI. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is not required for candidate already licensed in New York State. The preferred candidate will have previous experience with frozen section and gross assessment of biopsy and surgical specimens.
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