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The University of Miami/UHealth at UMHC/SCCC has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Histotechnologist. The Histotechnologist performs as a laboratory professional who prepares tissues from surgical specimens for histology, electron microscopy, and immunohistochemistry. The incumbent utilizes laboratory and hospital systems to accession data and perform other appropriate system functions. Additionally, this employee performs tissue processing and sectioning.
Core Job Description:
Prepares tissue specimens for microscopic examinations and handles the more complex jobs involving immunohistochemistry for clinical patient diagnosis. Maintains and reviews quality control in assigned laboratory facilities. Determines the acceptability of testing results and instrument function. Maintains all equipment and places orders for reagents and materials. Maintains records of samples including sample accessioning and paraffin block and slide files. Follows specimen handling and processing procedures. Participates in the formulation and revision of departmental policies and procedures. Provides guidance and leadership to employees within assigned section. Makes recommendations for improvement of laboratory functions. Handles clinical and patient concerns in a confidential manner employing integrity and discretion. Identifies and resolves problems with equipment and specimen integrity. Examines slides under microscope to ensure tissue preparation meets laboratory requirements. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Associate's degree in relevant field
Certification and Licensing:
Certification in relevant specialty or field
Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
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