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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant, Pathology (10a-6p shift).
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for gross examination and dissection of anatomic pathology specimens as well as preparation of tissue for numerous pathological tests including frozen section diagnosis, histology, flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry staining .
Trained to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and proper procedures for handling hazardous substances. Those working in the Histology Department are trained in additional procedures for disposal of hazardous waste.
Performs gross description and complete dissection of all surgical specimens and dictation of data including large cancer cases.
Evaluates normal and abnormal tissues for appropriate tissue sampling including large cancer cases.
Selection and submission of tissue sections for microscopic analysis. This includes cutting bone specimen using bone saw.
Preparation of frozen sections for pathologists interpretation and assist to perform ancillary studies, e.g. culture and flow cytometry.
Perform postmortem examinations and descriptions which include: external exams; in situ organ inspection; evisceration; dissection and dictation or recording data such as organ weights, presence of body fluids, etc., and gross anatomic findings
Photographs surgical specimens as assigned and maintains the photography equipment in good working order.
Additional duties may include checking for and resolving inappropriate specimens. Numbers surgical and cassettes, ensures that the surgical cutting area is clean and in good working order, and maintains a sufficient inventory of all necessary supplies.
Job duties include the handling of hazardous materials
Accepts direction and changes in assignments willingly
Completes tasks within appropriate time frame and in order of priority.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Assesses patients ability to communicate in English and assists in the provision of an interpreter, as needed.
Incorporates patients cultural background and values in method of communication and service provision.
Incorporates patients cultural background and values to involve family members as needed or assess the use of alternative medicine
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a B.A. from a NAACLS accredited Pathology Assistant training program . Related experience including surgical pathology, gross dissection of surgical specimens and frozen sections preferred Licensed by NYS Department of Education as a Clinical Laboratory Technician, Technologist or a Certified Histological Technician.
Required Licenses: Clinical Histology Tech Permit
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.