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Histotech - Mohs Tech

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Opens lab for daily operation; checks temperatures, all equipment, machines and documents accordingly.
  • Prepares all solutions, fixatives, and stains.
  • Prepares specimens for embedding, embeds specimens, sections frozen specimens using the Cryostat microtome.
  • Mounts and labels the prepared microscopic slides and stain slides.
  • Maintains quality control records of equipment, instruments, procedures and slide photo library on all patients.
  • Performs daily cleaning and weekly maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting as scheduled and as needed on the Cryostat microtome, Stainer, and all other instruments.
  • Notifies the Supervisor of all malfunctioning equipment and needed supplies. Education:
    • High School Diploma or GED. Certifications:
      • Licensed histotechnologist or Mohs Technician is preferred but not required. Complexity of Work:
        • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment. Work Experience:
          • A minimum of one year of Histology, Mohs or relevant laboratory experience is required.
          • Demonstrated technical proficiency in the histology techniques of staining, tissue sectioning, fixation, and embedding. Physical Requirements:
            • Ability to safely handle hazardous materials to which one may be exposed.
            • Manual dexterity required to handle equipment and tissue specimen.
            • Good hand and eye coordination and visual acuity required. Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Provides histotechnology support to a fellowship trained (American College of MOHS Micrographic Surgery) MOHS surgeon. Accurately prepares and processes histologic specimens for microscopic evaluation and review by the Mohs Surgeon. Completes operation of the lab according to all standards set forth by OSHA, CLIA and other regulatory agencies. Identifies and implements any new regulatory agency standards and communicates information to Supervisor.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , Histotech - Mohs Tech, Other , Cleveland, Ohio

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