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Beth Israel Lahey Health Histologist/Histotechnologist - Pathology - 40 Hours - Day Shift in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.


Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Performs the duties of a histotechnologist for a specific area/section of the Laboratory or rotates in all sections/areas as needed.

  • Prepares tissue obtained from surgical and autopsy sources, as directed, by processing in tissue processors; embeds in paraffin; cuts sections by microtome; mounts on slide; identifies by number; stains by Hematoxylin and Eosin, or appropriate stains; dehydrates; and clears and coverslips using standard procedures.

  • Performs procedures as required following outlines in procedure manuals, with minimal supervision.

  • Assures proper functioning, maintenance, and cleanliness of equipment and work area.

  • Maintains all required records, logs, charts, and files.

  • Prepares various required solutions as necessary following standard formulas and measurements; troubleshoots methods, procedures, and instruments as needed according to departmental procedures.

  • Monitors and maintains adequate inventory for daily testing routine.

  • Performs quality control using established protocols.

  • Attends in services and meetings as required. Keeps up-to-date with new methods and improvements. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, conferences, and professional affiliations.

  • Performs other similar or related duties as required or as directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in medical technology or related discipline or equivalent education, training, experience, and certification in histology strongly preferred.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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