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Company: LabCorp
Location: Raritan, NJ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Process human tissue and body fluid specimens in preparation for microscopic exam
  • Perform technical duties related to the production of histopathological slides of surgical specimens
  • Section the embedded tissue, using a microtome and mount the section properly on a microscope slide
  • Perform various immunohistochemical tests on formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections
  • Process mounted sections through routine and special staining procedures
  • Properly orient and embed surgical tissue specimens
  • Prepare the stains and reagents needed for special procedures
  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
  • Operate and maintain manual and automated instruments
  • Perform and document equipment maintenance as needed
  • Record equipment log data in an accurate and timely manner
  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, analysis and reporting
  • Document problems that may affect test performance and perform corrective actions when needed
Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree is preferred
  • ASCP Histology certification or other relevant Histology certifications are a plus
  • Ability to meet CLIA requirements
  • Experience with routine histology procedures and equipment
  • Immunohistochemistry experience is a plus
  • Comfortability embedding both large and small specimens
  • Ability to accurately read all labels and documents
  • Ability to work independently within a team and strong attention to detail
  • Experience working in a high volume laboratory environment is desirable
  • Familiarity with laboratory SOPs and safety protocol
Shift 1 Schedule Monday - Friday (6:00am - 2:30pm)


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