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Grossing Technician

  • Ref: 291673
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Rye Brook, NY
  • Industry: Laboratory/Pathology
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Our client is currently in need of a Grossing Technician to support their Lab team.

Job Duties

  • Ensure specimen integrity upon arrival and throughout the entire process
  • Enter the gross description using the templates or pre-text in our Lab Information System for each biopsy specimen, dissect and prepare tissue for cassettes
  • Gross core needle biopsy and all anatomical pathology specimens (under the supervision of a Pathologist Assistant and /or pathologist)
  • Prepare dissected tissue specimens and place into cassettes
  • Maintenance of accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Filter Logs, Bench Excerpts etc.)
  • Must be able to provide a general, logical and factual grossing description of a specimen
  • Assist in the professional development of laboratory aides
  • Daily housekeeping

Education

  • Associate's degree with 12 semester hours of biology or chemistry

Experience & Skills Required

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program
  • 1+ years of grossing experience
  • Familiarity with computers and strong typing skills
  • Knowledgeable in the handling of specimens from accessioning to final specimen storage. 
  • Working knowledge of laboratory organization, operational procedures, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and laboratory safety. 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of computers.

Certifications

  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Technician or Histological Technician License