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Histology Technician

Location:
Woburn, MA, 01801
Posted:
April 17, 2020

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Judith Jean

781-***-****

adcuk2@r.postjobfree.com

** ******* ******

Woburn, MA. 01801

Objective

Authorized to work in US for any employer. Hands-on Histology Technician committed to efficiently processing and preparing patient tissue specimens and managing daily activities in the histology department. Capable of entering data correctly on the computer and performing immunohistochemical staining, quality control and fata review for the lab. Fluent in English and Haitian Creole with 45 hours of availability weekly

Skills

Specimen preparation Copath

Immunohistochemical testing Basic Accounting, Answering phones

Tissue Embedding Database

Microtome Operation Direction

Universal Precautions Edit

Specimen handling Filing

CPR/First aid certified Policies

Vital signs Quality Assurance

Microsoft Word Quality Control

Microsoft Excel Safety

Appointment management

Medical/Dental billing

Patient charting

Telephone management

Basic Accounting

Type 45 WPM

Bookkeeping Validation

Collection Process

OSHA Guidelines

Third party billing

Experience

Histology Technician, Inform Diagnostics 2018 - present

Performed routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides, for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s).

Performing all the duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnician.

Ensured proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.

Ensured proper tissue processing, embedding and microtomy.

Ensured all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.

Ensure compliance with all local, federal, NY State, CLIA and CAP regulations.

Minimized infection risk by regular cleaning and disinfecting work area and equipment.

Perform other duties assigned by a supervisor.

Knowledge in cutting and processing frozen tissue sections.

Perform work in an organized fashion, completing assigned tasks in an orderly fashion and in compliance with stated process and procedure.

Ability to work as part of a team to complete assigned tasks when necessary.

Ability to accept direction, work independently and complete work on time.

Ability to work under different levels of stress.

Histology Technician, Cambridge Health Alliance 2017 - 2018

Providing Pathologist slides before cut off time.

Recognize, orient and embed all tissue types including derms.

Proficient in microtomy.

IHC staining.

Operate, service and maintain all vacuum infiltration processers.

Set up, maintain and operate multiple staining and coverslipping systems.

Responsible for accuracy and quality assurance of sections and patient data on all slides.

Generate all reagents used in routine tissue processing.

Follow established departmental policies and procedures for extremely important and protected information, complying with HIPPA standards.

Immunoflorences, Massachusetts General Hospital 2017 - 2017

Cut frozen tissue sections at 3-4 microns using a cryostat of various frozen tissue specimens for diagnostic immunofluorescence staining techniques.

Performs diagnostic direct immunofluorescence staining procedures on skin, kidney, cardiac, and lung biopsies.

Examines the slides using a fluorescence microscope for quality control of staining and for validation of the staining technique.

Accessions specimens and enters billing for all clinical testing in CoPath

Maintains quality control logs on a variety of equipment including cryostat

microtome, centrifuge, refrigerators, etc.

Medical Technologist, Harvard Medical Associates 2015-2017

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates preforms routine special laboratory assays of patient specimens (body fluid, exudates, skin scrapings, and surgical specimens.

Provides data for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention disease.

Operates and calibrates all equipment in the area of specialization.

Evaluates the validity of lab data, records test results.

Communicate with physicians, pathologist and nursing staff regarding test procedures and results.

Histology Technician, Derm Path New England 2012-2015

Recognize, orient and embed all tissue types including derms.

Proficient in microtomy.

IHC staining.

Operate, service and maintain all vacuum infiltration processers

Set up, maintain and operate multiple staining and coverslipping systems.

Responsible for accuracy and quality assurance of sections and patient data on all slides.

Generate all reagents used in routine tissue processing.

Follow established departmental policies and procedures for extremely important and protected information, complying with HIPPA standards.

Histology Technician, StrataDx 2007-2014

Recognize, orient and embed all tissue types including derms.

Proficient in microtomy.

Operate, service and maintain all vacuum infiltration and microwave processers.

Set up, maintain and operate multiple staining and coverslipping systems.

Responsible for accuracy and quality assurance of sections and patient data on all slides.

Generate all reagents used in routine tissue processing.

Maintain quality control logs for status and change on all laboratory.

Input sensitive patient information into computer using CoPath.

Follow established departmental policies and procedures for extremely important and protected information, complying with HIPPA and CAP standards.

Data Entry Clerk, Micro Tech Staffing 2006-2007

Input clients detailed personal information into computer system.

Ensure accuracy and procedural conformity while maintaining database.

Proofread and edit existing data.

Perform searches in database for missing files.

Execute miscellaneous clerical duties including filing and answering phones.

Security Guard, Securita 2001-2004

Secure inside of working area.

Perform regular patrols of main entrance and premises.

Maintain facility and ensured visible presence of security to discourage any criminal practices.

Identify safety hazards and notify higher authorities

Enter daily activities in security log

Education

Harford Community College 2010-2011

Certified Histology Technician

Roxbury Comm College 2008-2009

Radiology

Bunker Hill Comm College 2006-2007

Radiology



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