This position reports to directly to the histology supervisor. This individual will bring theoretical and practical expertise to support the operations of a busy histology laboratory. The incumbent may be asked to assist with short-term and long-term strategic operational decisions and planning of a busy histology laboratory. They must demonstrate behavioral skills that contribute to a productive work environment and provide excellent customer service to improve patient outcomes.
Performs all duties of a lead histotechnologist in the histology laboratory. Assumes responsibilities, as delegated by the direct supervisor: prepares tissues and stained slides of a high quality, troubleshooting technical, processing, staining issues, prepares readiness of laboratory and participating in laboratory inspections, assists with the development of new procedures, assists with the maintenance of an adequate inventory\supplies for the day to day running of the laboratory. Assists with maintenance and data entry into the LIS computer system.