Medical Lab Technician-Trainee in Shelton, CT at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

National Medical Reference Lab is seeking a Technologist Trainee to work in the Histology Laboratory in Shelton, CT. Contract to Possible hire, excellent Opportunity for recent Science Grad!

Medical Technician hours : Tuesday -Saturday 9am-530pm, must be flexible training will be Monday-Friday

Requirements :

License/Certification/Education: B.S./B.A. Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related science (or 24 credits in Chemistry/Biology constituting a biological science major) as required by CLIA.
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

Medical Technician Job Description:
Perform all technical grossing procedures required to process and submit specimens for microscopic review as per standard operating procedures under the indirect and direct supervision of pathologists.
Operate and maintain automated tissue processors, performs tissue embedding, Cryostat sectioning, operate and maintain tissue embedding units, Operate and maintain H&E stainers, IHC stainers, special stains stainers and coverslipping units, perform manual coverslipping.
Provide recut preparation for microtomy and slide organization to perform case compilation for pathology.
Quality control completed cases.
Scan cases out of the lab to pathology, maintain log books, and be familiar with location of stored specimens.
Locate specimens and pulls from various departments as requested, paraffin block filing, lab document archiving, prepare and discard chemical reagents such as reagent alcohols.
Perform safety checks in lab.
Work with chemicals such as Xylene, Alcohols, Formaldehyde, etc.
Ability to stand-remaining on one's feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding and grasping for long periods of time.
Handle minute patient tissue samples.
Additional duties as assigned

Preferred qualifications:

Knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.
Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

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