• Type: Contract
  • Job #41402
  • City: New York
  • State: NY

A leader in Next Generation Sequencing is looking for a Medical Technologist to become part of their team! This is a great opportunity to work in a small, neuro-focused histology laboratory!

Essential Function:

The Medical Technologist will be responsible for preparing histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis.

Hours: M-F 9a-5p (flexible for OT as needed)

Pay: $55-$70/hr (depending on experience)

Type of Job: Contract (10 months)

Job Duties:

  • Performs routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of sections of human tissue for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s).
  • Proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.
  • Operate laboratory equipment to properly fix, dehydrate, and embed tissue specimens in paraffin wax.
  • Perform tissue sectioning of paraffin embedded tissue using a microtome.
  • Appropriately stain slides and perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents for routine and special stain procedures.
  • Perform special stains and immunohistochemistry procedures, under general supervision.

Education and Experience

  • Valid License by NYSED Office of the Professions
  • Associate degree in laboratory science
  • 3 years of post-graduate Histotech experience
  • Experience in paraffin tissue processing, frozen and paraffin microtomy, and staining.
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