Job Openings Histotechnician - Dermatology Practice

About the job Histotechnician - Dermatology Practice

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing and thriving Dermatology practice. Our Mohs Surgery Center is in search of an organized, fastidious, energetic Histotechnician to process tissue, keep a spotless lab, function as an integral part of the team, provide unparalleled patient service, and tackle all tasks with the utmost of professionalism.

New graduates are welcome!

Essential Functions:

  • The Histotechnician will assist in processing tissue for the surgical specimens for interpretation by the physician (Mohs surgeon).
  • Laboratory duties include sterilizing instruments, packaging linen,  maintaining an inventory of laboratory supplies, and assisting with general maintenance of equipment in the lab and operating rooms.
  • In conjunction with the physician (Mohs surgeon), the Histotechnician implement and monitor policies and procedures for compliance with OSHA and CLIA standards.

Major tasks and duties:

  • Process all tissues, including proper cutting, staining, cover slipping, and labeling.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments daily.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment in proper working order to ensure consistent, high-quality function.
  • Package, sterilize and distribute linens to procedure rooms.
  • Responsible for morning laboratory setup.
  • Assist with maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies; unpacking and storage of supplies. 
  • Maintain all laboratory and surgical logs including monthly and annual reports.
  • Improve laboratory efficiencies by detecting and communicating technical and logistical problems to laboratory management for resolution.
  • Maintain statistics of patients referred for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and provide monthly reports.
  • Maintain inventory of all slides.
  • Maintain equipment maintenance procedure logs and all Mohs specimen logs.
  • Assist other staff members in various tasks when needed.

Qualifications:

  • Histologic technical training required - new graduates welcome!
  • Prior experience in Mohs Laboratory is a plus