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Technician-Histology

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Technician-Histology - Lab Histology Anc 001 - Full-Time,Day - St Mary's Hospital - Amsterdam,NY

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary’s Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, New York, provides a full range of outpatient services while featuring an award-winning acute care hospital, three Urgent Care Centers, multiple primary and pediatric health centers, specialty care including Cancer Medicine, Gastroenterology, OB-GYN, ENT, Surgical and Urology, inpatient and outpatient mental health services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned outstanding national rankings for excellence in medicine and patient safety.

 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital - NY, you will have the opportunity to collect and prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures to confirm a patient diagnosis.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow established procedures for collecting and processing biological specimens for analysis.
  • Input patient demographics into computer system. Reports results and maintains documentation.
  • Operate and maintains equipment used for embedding and sectioning specimens.
  • Follow safety requirements and appropriately handles and disposes of chemicals.
  • Perform histological preparation of samples including the embedding, cutting and staining of tissue for pathology.
  • Perform special stains on tissue, including the operation and maintenance of equipment and supplies used in this task.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Valid New York State Histologic Technician Certification or Valid NYS Medical Technician license Required prior to hire date or job transfer date. Limited permit in lieu of license may be accepted.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
 
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 431099
Category: Laboratory
Ministry: St. Mary's Healthcare, NY
Location: Amsterdam, NY

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