Mount Sinai Careers
Laboratory Technician D
Mount Sinai Health System Careers
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- Picks up surgical specimens from operating procedure rooms three times daily. Provides additional pickup as needed.
Immediately accessions specimens into CO-PATH, always matching patient information in requisition with that on specimen label. In case of discrepancy, notifies supervisor and returns specimen to point of origin for correction. Ensures that same-type tissues are not accessioned consecutively, and that specimen integrity and identification are not compromised. Makes certain all specimen parts submitted are accounted for, with numerical identification for each specimen accurately labeled and frozen section entries matched with corresponding gross specimens.
Prepares buffered formalin and formic acid reagents and dispenses them into containers for distribution. Dates chemicals when received and shelves them appropriately. Disposes chemical waste and other biohazards. Works with toxic chemicals and biohazards in accordance with established safe practices.
Files and retrieves blocks and slides. Shelves and maintains adequate inventory of inhouse supplies. Washes glassware; delivers formalin containers to clinics and operating rooms; maintains Xylene recycling equipment.
Delivers and collects departmental mail from the mailroom. Distributes mail to individual boxes.
Follows department, laboratory and personnel safety guidelines.
Informs supervisor of any issues that are beyond own knowledge and responsibility.
Expedites other responsibilities assigned by supervisory staff as required.
- High School Diploma
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Who We Are:
Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.