Performs autopsies under the supervision of Pathology Assistants and/or residents, cleans and maintains instruments and supplies in autopsy suites and cutting rooms, and performs laboratory QC.  Stores, retrieves, and disposes of surgical, neuropathology and autopsy tissue, assists neuropathologist during brain cutting sessions, prepares tissue for conferences, and accessions surgical pathology and autopsy cases into the Pathology Laboratory Information System.


•    Perform organ evisceration, brain, and spinal cord removal in autopsy cases
•    Review patient chart and consent form prior to autopsy commencing
•    Perform time-out procedure in the presence of the resident or PA prosector
•    Accessions autopsies and surgical specimens in the pathology Laboratory Information System
•    Transport laboratory materials (slides, blocks, tissues etc.)  from storage to areas where they will be used (attending offices, cutting rooms, etc.) and back again
•    Participate in quality control
•    Assist neuropathologist with weekly brain cutting sessions
•    Transport autopsy and surgical specimens from cutting rooms to storage areas or to morgue for disposal
•    Maintain autopsy suite and cutting room inventory and surgical pathology cutting rooms and autopsy suites
•    Label and files Neuropathology slides
•    Dispose of tissue and chemical waste in the cutting rooms and autopsy suites
•    Cover, at any campus, other staff with the same or lower responsibilities (Intermediate Techs, Clerks, Lab helpers)
•    Perform other functions within their job description as needed and not specified elsewhere


•    Associate degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred - biological, medical, or forensic science
•    General understanding of surgical pathology cutting room policies and procedures, Detailed knowledge of autopsy policies and procedures required
•    Working knowledge of correct and safe operation of all equipment used in surgical pathology Cutting Rooms and autopsy suites is required
•    Basic human anatomy, safe handling of laboratory equipment and chemicals 
•    Must have experience working with Lipshaw Body lift transport system, Scales (Electronic and Manual), Microwave, Graduate cylinder, Standard autopsy saw (Stryker autopsy saw), Surgical instruments (scissors, scalpel blades and handle, probes, forceps, etc.), Cassette labeling machine Leica IPC Cassette labeler machine, Digital camera, Electric Bone saw, (Band saw), current laboratory Information System, Cryostat


This position is in the Surgical Pathology lab. The hours are 9:30am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday.


Department: Pathology Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 9:30 AM-6 PM Req ID: 219931 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $25.10 


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