Histologist ASCP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Needham, MA

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Job Description

Responsible for the efficient operation of the Histology and Pathology Laboratory. Duties include all aspects of slide preparation (including embedding, microtomy, staining); performing special stains, grossing of small pathology specimens, using a Cryostat for frozen sections, maintaining Quality Control records, troubleshooting problems, maintaining instrument and reagent records, assisting Pathologists in the cutting area, maintaining procedure manuals and supplies.

Qualifications

An earned Associate Degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology, OR Education/training equivalent to the above that includes at least 60 semester hours or equivalent (must include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses, OR 24 semester hours of science courses that includes 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination), OR at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.

Ability to operate a personal computer; experience in Word and Excel helpful. Knowledge of Meditech a plus.

Certification HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) preferred, 3-5 years experience in routine histology 11-0153

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently...