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Pathology Grossing Specialist II
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Mount Sinai Medical Center (Manhattan)
Department: 847 - Pathology
Requisition Number: 13-1531798
1. Performs histologic techniques*:
a.Embeds muscle, nerve, and skin specimens
b.Sections muscle, nerve, and skin specimens in preparation for stains
c.Performs a battery of routine histochemical stains on muscle and nerve sections
d.Performs special stains on muscle and nerve sections for confirmatory reasons
e.Performs PGP9.5 immunostaining on small free-floating skin sections under a microscope.
f.Cover slips stained tissue sections
g.Labels stained slides for proper identifications and diagnostic purposes
2. Receives and accessions specimens received in the laboratory.
3. Grosses muscle, nerve, and skin biopsy specimens
4. Files and retrieves blocks and slides.*
5. Quality control and Quality assurance activities
6. Orders reagents and supplies and makes solutions
7. Chemical supplies inventory.
8. Manages chemical and biological wastes and follows safety guidelines.*
9. Cleans and maintains lab equipment
10. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate Degree, Bachelor's of Science preferred
NYS Clinical Lab Technologist
1 year experience on the bench doing the basics in histotechnology such as fixation, processing, embedding, cutting, staining, cover slipping and simple special stains in either clinical or research labs.
1.Exerts up to 10-15 lbs of force
2.Must be able to work in an area where dead bodies or body parts are kept/examined
3.Must meet the general requirements of the Medical Center as defined in Personnel Policy 13.2
4.Maintain a neat and orderly appearance and be punctual in attendance
5.Follows the policies of Medical Center
6.Works with and handles Biohazard (TB, HIV, Hepatitis, etc) and toxic chemicals
7.Tolerates allowable limit of chemical odor
8.Follows written and verbal instruction accurately and with good judgment
9.Learns new procedures as required
10.Maintains orderliness and cleanliness in working area
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