The Histopathology Technologist will be part of the Anatomic Pathology Department at Children's National Hospital. Ranked in the top 10 Best Children's Hospital by U.S News and World Report, the histology lab offers a diverse mix of specimen types, tests and responsibilities. The role will be responsible to process, embed, cut and stain surgical and autopsy tissue blocks in accordance with established procedures and policies.
Additionally, the role will perform Special Stains, Immunohistochemistry, and Cytology.
Good interpersonal and communication skills important.
Knowledge and skills related to LIS desirable.
Knowledge of computer applications related to the lab information systems, COPATH.
Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures.
Knowledge of safety procedures and policies pertaining to the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory.
Knowledge of quality assurance/quality control, workload recording, equipment maintenance documentation records.
Knowledge of immunoperoxidase staining and special staining.
Knowledge of supply inventory and ordering procedures pertaining to CNH.
Knowledge of policies and procedures governing the morgue.
Ability to communicate and interact with internal and external customers and practice consistent, high quality customer relations.
At least 1 year of experience in an accredited clinical laboratory in Histopathology.
Required education minimum of High School Diploma or GED
HT/HTL (ASCP) certification or eligibility preferred.