Schweiger Dermatology Group, a leader in the field of dermatology practice with multiple locations throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania is searching for an experienced histotech to join our Philadelphia, PA office.
Job Summary: Senior Histotechs are responsible for supervising the lab/staff and will be preparing tissue specimens for pathological examination; helping maintain laboratory equipment; training in the use of new laboratory equipment; performing routine histology procedures; preparing solutions required for any histological examination; plus all related job duties as assigned. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Summary of Essential Histology/Dermatology Job Functions:
Prepares and maintains reagents and equipment.
Grosses, Processes, Embeds and Cuts tissues.
Performs routine, Special, and Immunohistochemical staining.
Maintains procedures and records to meet all regulatory standards.
Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.
Assure appropriate specimen accessioning and labeling.
Maintain the integrity of the specimen and patient identification.
Demonstrates handles and disposes of specimens and chemical waste based on the laboratory’s procedure manual, and ensures compliance with regulatory policies.
ASCP Histotechnician or Histotechnologist preferred (not required)
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:
Lead/ Supervisor experience preferred
Requires if needed day/night/weekend work flow.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in stressful situations.
Ability to work safely with infectious material and/or hazardous material.
Schweiger Dermatology Group, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring process with applicants, whether internal or external, because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class per local, state or federal law.