Montefiore Medical Center's Division of Clinical Pathology is responsible for the laboratory testing of blood, urine, and body fluids for disease diagnosis and health maintenance. Utilizing the latest advances in computer technology, the Division maintains millions of dollars of state-of-the-art automated equipment at its laboratory sites and services hospitals, nursing homes, the Montefiore Medical Group, faculty practices, and voluntary physicians' offices at more than 40 sites.

Technician Histology will prepare pathological slides for diagnostic procedures.



  • Run tissue processor to produce paraffin blocks. File paraffin blocks and slides
  • 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


  • Associate's Degree Medical Technology or Life Sciences required
  • New York State Department of Education Certified Histological 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
  • Experience prioritizing tissue handling, sign out of cases and trouble shoot technical procedures are required
  • Experience working with the following equipment: Rotary microtome, Laboratory Information System, Scales, Microwave, pH meter, Automated cover slipper, Microscope, Embedding Center, Tissue processor, Water bath, Cryoplate, Incubator oven
  • Knowledge of the procedures for all histopathology techniques, all immunohistochemistry techniques and equipment used in Histology Laboratory required

This position is located in the Surgical Pathology lab at the Moses campus. The hours are  2:00 pm - 10:30 pm 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: 217366 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $29.80 


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