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Asst, Lab II - Histology

Company: Quest Diagnostics
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Asst, Lab II - Histology - Schaumburg, IL - Tuesday-Saturday Basic Purpose:The Histology Laboratory Assistant II position is an entry level position for an individual with prior laboratory experience. - The individual will perform routine and limited non-routine functions to aid in the preparation of histopathology samples. - The individual will work under general supervision of trained, certified histotechnicians and/or histotechnologists.Duties and Responsibilities:1. - - - - - - - - Under general supervision and according to policies and procedures, perform routine and limited non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides, for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s).2. - - - - - - - - Receive/collect, label and prepare tissue specimens for gross dissection.3. - - - - - - - - Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.4. - - - - - - - - Monitor inventory, requisition and order supplies prior to depletion, stock and maintain laboratory supplies.5. - - - - - - - - May run and/or monitor pending lists.6. - - - - - - - - May generate and maintain department statistics.7. - - - - - - - - Operate, clean, and sterilize laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments. - Maintain a clean workstation in the grossing area. 8. - - - - - - - - Prepare reagents for tissue processing and routine slide staining, under direct supervision. 9. - - - - - - - - Perform routine H&E staining either manually or automated.10. - - - - - - Perform coverslipping of stained slides either manually or automated.11. - - - - - - Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment. 12. - - - - - - With appropriate education and training, may assist technical staff with limited technical functions (Contact MQA-AP for specific guidance).13. - - - - - - Responsible for all assigned clerical duties associated with the Histology laboratory.14. - - - - - - Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the Company.15. - - - - - - Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.16. - - - - - - Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations. 17. - - - - - - Maintain a clean and well-organized work area. 18. - - - - - - Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.Supervision Exercised:N/A -Qualifications: Minimum: 1. High School Education or equivalent. 2. 1 year of histopathology or other laboratory experience 3. Good clerical, organizational and communication skills. 4. 1 year of experience handling PHI and other patient information using an LIS 5. Basic knowledge of operating non-complex instrumentation. Preferred: 1. College level science courses 2. 3 years of histopathology or other laboratory experience, including providing support to pathologists. Physical and Mental Requirements: - Ability to physically, audibly, and visually perform all functions. - Ability to prioritize workflow - Ability to stand for prolonged periods - Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds - Good verbal skills - Good decision making skills req89600

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics, Schaumburg , Asst, Lab II - Histology, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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