Registered as a Histologic Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or eligible for registration as a Histologic Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists with subsequent certification within one year of hire date. Physical requirements include bending, stooping, reaching, and carrying objects that may weigh up to 50 lbs. Must be able to rotate two hand cranks simultaneously.
Processes portions of body tissue for microscopic examination by the pathologist. Prepares reagents and stains necessary to carry out complete tissue processing. Assists pathologist with special procedures when called upon to do so. Performs various clerical functions specific to histology section. Assists with bone marrow aspirations and fine needle aspirations when requested.