Mount Sinai Careers
HISTOTECHNOLOGIST - PER DIEM
Performs a variety of technical procedures that result in the creation of microscopic slides preparation, Prepare Frozen Sections for Preoperative Diagnosis within an appropriated turn-around time of the specimen being received. Correctly matches surgical working draft, requisition and slides for distribution to pathologists. Prepares moderate to high complexity surgical pathology specimens for processing. Able to interpret physician instruction written on test requisition. Able to perform routine embedding in variety of tissues, cut routine and frozen sections. Prepare special stain for cytological and histological specimens. Demonstrates problem solving ability and maintains clear communication with peers and superiors. Must have good organizational, flexible multitasking attitude and computer skills. Able to work in a small multi-tasking lab with few technologists and able to interact with doctors, patients and nurses. At least 5 years of experience in Histology techniques as well as grossing surgical pathology experience. NY State Clinical Technician or Technologist or NY State Histology Technician or Technologist, HT (ASCP) certification.