CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

BRONX, NY, US


Perform routine and emergency tests on blood and other body fluids using a variety of automated and manual instrumentation in a timely manner.  Maintain equipment and records according to department procedures and regulatory agencies guidelines in the areas of QA and QC.  Use independent judgment to solve technical and procedural problems. In some instances, ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time is necessary.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Run tissue processor to produce paraffin blocks
  • Embed pathology specimen to view all layers
  • Cut Pathology specimens on rotary microtome
  • Stain routine Hematoxylin Eosin to view tissue section. Stain routine special stains (GMS, AFB, PAS) in order to identify organism or specific tissue elements
  • Enzyme histochemistry (leder esterase)
  • Perform order entry and update on LISA to bill special stains
  • Label and sign out slides to assure accurate distribution of cases
  • Cover slipper (manual and automated), to ensure there is no water or air bubble under coverslip
  • Perform on all routine work, quality control to ensure high standard in the laboratory
  • Record equipment maintenance   to ensure proper operation of equipment
  • Prepare solutions to ensure correct histological processing
  • Process requests from pathology residents and attendings to ensure that work order is complete
  • Assist in Immunohistochemistry procedure to identify antigens
  • File paraffin blocks and slides
  • Perform other duties in the department as needed
  • Prioritize duties, tissue handling, sign out of cases, and trouble shoot technical procedures

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technician or life sciences preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience required
  • New York State Department of Education Clinical Laboratory Technician License or a limited permit are required. Applicants must obtain the limited permit within the probationary period of three month for continued employment. Prior to obtaining the limited permit, associates may not release any patient reports
  • Knowledge of the procedures for all histopathology, immunohistochemistry techniques and roper operation of all equipment used in Histology Laboratory are required
  • Must have experience with the following equipment operation: rotary microtome, Laboratory Information System, Scales, Microwave, pH meter, Automated cover slipper,   Microscope, Embedding Center, Tissue processor, Water bath, Cryoplate, Incubator oven 

 

This position is located in the Surgical Pathology lab at the Moses campus. The hours are 2:00 pm -10:30pm Monday - Friday.

 

Department: Pathology Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Evening Scheduled Hours: 2 PM-10:30 PM Req ID: 176082 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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