The primary responsibility of this position is to perform MOHS laboratory tests including preparation and processing of human tissue for microscopic review using a Cryostat and proper Histotechnology techniques. This work includes making judgments as needed for different tissue types, embed and section samples, examine sections of embedded tissue under microscope to ensure data integrity, stain and cover slips for physician's analysis. Other duties include but are not limited to properly logging tissues samples for testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as needed, and keep the laboratory clean and orderly ensuring a safe work environment and highest quality of work performance and efficiency of work flow. There are times when the technician may participate with surgical cases, patient scheduling, and other duties associated with the clinical section of the Mohs Clinic.
This position is a full-time position.
Patient Care/Clinical Responsibilities
Associate degree and 3 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 1 year MOHS experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Graduate of a school of Histotechnology preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of routine and complex histological laboratory procedures, techniques, and instruments required.
ASCP eligible (non-certified tech’s will receive a 5% increase if they become certified). Current BLS Certification.