NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Histology Tech.
In this role, the successful candidate under the supervision of a laboratory supervisor, performs slide based Histological assays, tests, and procedures and any other such tests conducted by a clinical Histology laboratory. Follows established and approved protocols of the department of Health. Performs quality assurance activities relating to procedure performance on Histological testing of Human tissue. Maintains equipment and records.
Performs other duties as assigned
Prepares grossing area and grosses biopsy specimens.
Embeds, cuts and stains tissue for histological examination.
Prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures. Ensures tissue preparation meets laboratory requirements.
Prepares and performs routine staining techniques.
Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
Maintains records, as required by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) regulation.
Enters information such as demographics, work orders, accession information, etc. into automated systems.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High school diploma or GED. Valid and current New York State Histological Technician License, or Clinical Lab Technician License AND 1-2 years of experience as Histotechnician, OR certification by ASCP in lieu of experience. Good communication (both written and oral), detail orientation and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of related laboratory terminology. Knowledge of Histological techniques. Basic computer skills..
Required Licenses: Certified Histo Technician-NYS
Preferred Qualifications: Associate's Degree, Clinical Sciences Degree or Technical Diploma. American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Certification as a Histotechnician.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island 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.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
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.