Lighthouse Lab Services is looking for a full-time grossing technician for the night shift (7pm – 3:30am) near Hicksville, NY. This person will perform duties that relate to the histology specimen grossing of surgically removed tissue under the supervision of the Pathology Assistant / Pathologist and/or laboratory supervisor.
Other job duties include but are not limited to the following:
-Ensure specimen integrity upon arrival and through out the entire process. Dictate a gross description for each biopsy specimen, dissect and prepare tissue for cassettes.
-Gross core needle biopsy and all anatomical pathology specimens (under the supervision of a Pathologist Assistant and /or pathologist).
-Prepare dissected tissue specimens and place into cassettes.
-Load prepared cassettes in Tissue Processors.
-Operation of all tissue processors.
-Familiar with safety procedures and standard operating procedures.
-Compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to Grossing: Adhere to workload requirements and maintenance of accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Filter Logs, Bench Excerpts etc.).
-Able to evaluate new laboratory equipment and procedures.
-Able to perform Quality Control and Quality Assurance Procedures.
-Working knowledge and understanding of TPS / Lab Manager IS System.
-Assist in the professional development of laboratory aides.
–Completion of one of the following:
- Associate's degree program in Biology or Chemistry
- Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program
- Associate's degree with 12 semester hours of biology or chemistry
-NY State License for CLT or HT required
-1+ years of grossing experience required
-Ability to work with hazardous chemicals
-Familiarity with computers and strong typing skills
-Knowledgeable in the handling of specimens from accessioning to final specimen storage
-Working knowledge of laboratory organization, operational procedures, quality control and assurance and laboratory safety
-Dependable and flexible
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
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