Technologist Trainee in Shelton, CT at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shelton, CT
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2019

Job Description

Pride Health is currently looking for a Technologist Trainee in the Shelton, CT area!

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 6PM-2:30AM

Job Duties:

  • Perform all technical grossing procedures required to process and submit specimens for microscopic review as per standard operating procedures under the indirect and direct supervision of pathologists
  • Operate and maintain automated tissue processors, performs tissue embedding, Cryostat sectioning, operate and maintain tissue embedding units
  • Operate and maintain H&E stainers, IHC stainers, special stains stainers and coverslipping units, perform manual coverslipping
  • Provide recut preparation for microtomy and slide organization to perform case compilation for pathology
  • Scan cases out of the lab to pathology, maintain log books, and be familiar with location of stored specimens
  • Locate specimens and pulls from various departments as requested, paraffin block filing, lab document archiving, prepare and discard chemical reagents such as reagent alcohols
  • Perform safety checks in lab
  • Work with chemicals such as Xylene, Alcohols, Formaldehyde, etc.
  • Handle minute patient tissue samples

Qualifications:

  • Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science (or 24 credits in Chemistry/Biology constituting a biological science major) as required by CLIA
  • Must have lab experience