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Histotechnologist

Location:
United States
Posted:
June 27, 2010
Email:
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Scott Lyons

Experience

June **** - December 1995 Columbia Cedars Medical Center Miami, FL
Histotechnician
Accessioned surgical specimens and set up gross, assisted the pathologists with grossing, kept the storeroom in order by putting supplies away and dumping old specimens, took photographs when needed. I also served as morgue attendant. Duties included release of remains to funeral homes and assistance with autopsies. When a position opened for a histotechnician, I was promoted. My duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, preparing special stains, and cutting frozen sections.

December 1995 - August 1997 Columbia Aventura Hospital Miami, FL
Histotechnician
Performed duties such as: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, accessioning specimens and assisting with gross. After my supervisor retired due to a disability, I ran the laboratory on my own for approximately 10 months. My duties were expanded to include all supervisory procedures. This experience allowed me the opportunity to become familiar with procedures for ordering supplies, preparing all required paperwork, and preparing the lab for inspection.

August 1997 - March 1998 Columbia Kendall Medical Center Miami, FL
Histotechnician
Duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, accessioning specimens and assisting with gross. I also cut frozen sections and prepared cytology specimens.

June 1998 - February 1999 Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC
Histotechnician
Duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, as well as preparing special stains. I also accessioned specimens, assisted with gross and cut frozen sections.

March 1999 - December 2000 Pathology Associates Services Charlotte, NC
Histotechnician
Duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, special stains, setting up and grossing of specimens. Performed immunoperoxidase stains using the Ventana Autostainer.

January 2001 - April 2001 Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA
Histotechnician
Duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, and preparing special stains.

April 2001 – December 2004 Jeanes Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Histotechnician
Duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, and preparing special stains. I accessioned specimens, set up gross and cut frozen sections. I also performed immunoperoxidase stains using the Dako Autostainer.

December 2004 – July 2005 Quest Diagnostics Tampa, FL
Histotechnician
Duties included: embedding and cutting of surgical blocks.

June 2005 – May 2007 Freepath Tampa, FL
Histotechnologist
Duties include: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, and preparing special stains. I also cut frozen sections on the mobile pathology lab vehicle. I performed immunoperoxidase stains using the Ventana Autostainer.

September 2007 – February 2008 Capital Health Systems Trenton, NJ
Histotechnologist
Duties included: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, and preparing special stains. I accessioned specimens, set up gross and cut frozen sections. I covered FNAs and made cellblocks when on rotation for cytology. I also performed immunoperoxidase stains using the Ventana Autostainer.

February 2008 – July 2009 Jeanes Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Histotechnologist
Duties include: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, and preparing special stains. I accessioned specimens, set up gross and cut frozen sections. I also performed immunoperoxidase stains using the Dako Autostainer.

July 2009 – Present Axis Diagnostics Langhorne, PA
Histotechnologist
Duties include: embedding, cutting and staining of surgical blocks, and preparing special stains. When needed I accession, set up specimens and gross the larger specimens. I also perform immunoperoxidase stains using the Biogenex i6000.

January 1993 - April 1993 Miami Dade Community College Miami, FL
Attended preparation classes for Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Histotechnology.

August 1993 - September 1994 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL
Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Histotechnology

o State of Florida Histotechnologist License

o ASCP Histotechnician Certification


Available upon request