Pathology Support Technician, Overlook Medical Center
Atlantic Health (SP)
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 106969279
Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a Full Time Pathology Support Technician for Overlook Medical Center to work in the LAB-Anatomic Pathology department from 11am - 7pm Monday - Friday and every other Saturday.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities of Position:
Manage the receipt, storage and disposal of surgical pathology cases including:
Receiving and accessioning Pathology specimens
Entering orders in EPIC and Powerpath (HIS & LIS) with utmost accuracy
Contributes to monthly QA to be maintained for the Department
Accurately match and label specimen containers with surgical requisition numbers
Accurately correlate cassettes with surgical numbers
Maintain specimen deficiencies in Powerpath.
Specimen Management and Technical Duties:
Assist Pathologist with specimen dissections and other requests as instructed
Prepare grossing area for Pathologist daily and after each frozen
Specimen management tasks such as inventory and dispensation of 'receipt only' specimens, storage and environmental disposal of autopsy tissues and surgical specimens etc.
Acquire and maintain basic proficiency in Histotechnology to produce basic frozen section slides including staining and cover-slipping
Prepare frozen tissue to be sent to the Consolidated Laboratory
Stain Touch Preps, Squash Preps and Diff Quiks for Pathologist
Assist with FNAs for CAT SCAN and Head and Neck Surgery
Pick up specimens from OR and other on-site locations
Prepare specimens for send-out
Minimum Education Required:
High School diploma or equivalent required
Associates Degree in Science or a related field (Biology/Chemistry) or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
Minimum Experience Required:
1 Year of experience in a Laboratory setting
Basic computer knowledge to include Microsoft Office Suite; Interest and skills in biological sciences
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.