Atlantic Health System

Histology Technician

Job Location(s) US-NJ-MORRIS PLAINS
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Evenings
Category
Allied Health
Department
02710200-MP LAB - HISTOLOGY
Facility
Morris Plains

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Full Time Histology Technician for our Morris Plains Lab to work 1pm - 9pm five days per week and every other weekend.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities of Position:

  • Capable of performing all duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnologist
  • Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples
  • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting
  • Ensure proper tissue processing
  • Embed processed tissue in paraffin
  • Perform microtomy of embedded tissue
  • Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining
  • Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated
  • Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures
  • Perform all special stain procedures
  • Perform IHC staining procedures
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot minor equipment failures. Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests
  • Proper handling and disposal of hazardous and chemical waste
  • Provide training and guidance to Histotechnologists, students and lab aides
  • Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies and document
  • Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met
  • Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations
  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Qualifications

Minimum Education Required:

 

  • High School Diploma/GED and Certification in Histotechnology required
  • Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Biological or Life Science preferred

Minimum Experience Required: 

  • 1-3 years HT experience

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

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