Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Pathology

Job Description

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Department of Pathology (MSH) - Req Number: 2483264


Job Title: Clinical Laboratory Technologist  

Roles & Responsibilities:


The Histology Technician processes specimens leading to production of stained slides for diagnostic purposes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Performs histological techniques*:

a. Processing tissues: manual, microwave and automatic.

b. Embeds different types and sizes of tissues.

c. Section different types and sizes of tissues in preparation for stain.

d. Stains: routine H & E, Special stain manual and using automated equipment and IHC staining using DAKO Omnis, Ventana Benchmark and Leica Bond equipment for confirmatory reasons.

e. Cover slips stained tissue sections for archival purposes.

f. Labels stained slides for proper identifications and diagnostic purposes.

2. Files and retrieves blocks and slides.*

3. Quality control and Quality assurance activities.

4. Chemical supplies inventory.

5. Manages chemical and biological wastes.*

6. Performs other related duties.




·High School diploma/GED or more.

·ASCP certification preferred.



·5 + years of experience on the bench doing the basics in histo-technology such as fixation, processing, embedding, cutting, H & E staining, cover slipping, IHC and special stains.  Excerts up to 10-15 lbs. of force.

·Must meet the general requirements of the Medical Center as defined in personnel policy 13.2.

·Maintains a neat and orderly appearance and must be punctual in attendance.

·Follows the policies of the Medical Center.

·Works with and handles Biohazard (TB, HIV, Hepatitis, etc.) and toxic chemicals.

·Tolerates allowable limit of chemical odor.

·Follows written and verbal instruction accurately and with good judgment.

·Learns new procedures as require.

·Maintains orderliness and cleanliness in working area.



NY State Clinical Laboratory Licenses: must have either

·Clinical Laboratory Technician  or

·Certified Histology Technician


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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 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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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