Under general supervision and following established procedures, receives and prepares surgical and autopsy tissue specimens (including frozen sections and specimens for special study for microscopic and pathological examination. Receives, logs, and performs standard histological procedures (embedding, sectioning, staining, cover slipping, labeling, etc.) on routine surgical and autopsy tissues specimens. Performs advanced histotechniques in immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy. Assists pathologist with gross dissection of tissue specimens; sets up area, instruments and equipment; prepares chemical reagents and solutions. Files and retrieves slides, paraffin blocks and surgical pathology reports; prepares and correlates slides and surgical reports for pathologist. Operates and maintains all laboratory equipment (including performing quality control and preventive maintenance); replenishes stock reagents. Participates in training other laboratory personnel, development and implementation of new procedures and research projects. Assists pathologist or designate in performance of tasks related to medical photography. Performs other related duties as assigned. [BRASSRING IMPORT 10/6/16]
1. High school diploma plus two years histotechnology training, or 2. Associated of Science degree or xx number of college credit hours taken in science plus one year histotechnology training, or 3. Certificate from accredited school of histotechnology. 4. Must be registered as HTL (Histotechnologist), HT (Histotechnician), or registry eligible through the ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists). [BRASSRING IMPORT 10/6/16]
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC University Laboratories, Inc.
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
If Other Shift, Specify: Contingent
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