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Company: Montefiore Medical Center
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Performs autopsies under the supervision of Pathology Assistants and/or residents, cleans and maintains instruments and supplies in autopsy suites and cutting rooms, and performs laboratory QC. - Stores, retrieves, and disposes of surgical, neuropathology and autopsy tissue, assists neuropathologist during brain cutting sessions, prepares tissue for conferences, and accessions surgical pathology and autopsy cases into the Pathology Laboratory Information System. -Responsibilities:Perform organ evisceration, brain, and spinal cord removal in autopsy casesReview patient chart and consent form prior to autopsy commencingPerform time-out procedure in the presence of the resident or PA prosectorAccessions autopsies and surgical specimens in the pathology Laboratory Information SystemTransport laboratory materials (slides, blocks, tissues etc.) - from storage to areas where they will be used (attending offices, cutting rooms, etc.) and back againParticipate in quality controlAssist neuropathologist with weekly brain cutting sessionsTransport autopsy and surgical specimens from cutting rooms to storage areas or to morgue for disposalMaintain autopsy suite and cutting room inventory and surgical pathology cutting rooms and autopsy suitesLabel and files Neuropathology slidesDispose of tissue and chemical waste in the cutting rooms and autopsy suitesCover, at any campus, other staff with the same or lower responsibilities (Intermediate Techs, Clerks, Lab helpers)Perform other functions within their job description as needed and not specified elsewhere -Qualifications:Associate degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred - biological, medical, or forensic scienceGeneral understanding of surgical pathology cutting room policies and procedures, Detailed knowledge of autopsy policies and procedures requiredWorking knowledge of correct and safe operation of all equipment used in surgical pathology Cutting Rooms and autopsy suites is requiredBasic human anatomy, safe handling of laboratory equipment and chemicals Must have experience working with Lipshaw Body lift transport system, Scales (Electronic and Manual), Microwave, Graduate cylinder, Standard autopsy saw (Stryker autopsy saw), Surgical instruments (scissors, scalpel blades and handle, probes, forceps, etc.), Cassette labeling machine Leica IPC Cassette labeler machine, Digital camera, Electric Bone saw, (Band saw), current laboratory Information System, Cryostat -This position is in the Surgical Pathology lab. The hours are 7:30am-4pm Monday through Friday. -Department: Pathology Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, BronxShift: Day Scheduled Hours: 7:30 AM-4 PM Req ID: 177065 - -Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of -disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, -or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. - -N/A -

Keywords: Montefiore Medical Center, New Rochelle , TECHNOLOGIST INTERMEDIATE, Other , Bronx, New York

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