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Histology Technician

New York
Job Type
19 May 2023
ProHEALTH is one of the largest private multi-specialty medical practices in the Northeast and has been serving the health needs of Long Island and the Greater New York Metropolitan area since 1997. With over 900 providers in 300 locations, our goal is to provide quality health care to ensure that our patients get the right care at the right time.

We're a dynamic and growing health care organization, offering a wide range of employment opportunities. We are seeking professional and dedicated individuals to be part of our team, where integrity, respect, accountability, and collaboration are among our core principles.

We offer our employees competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and opportunity for growth and advancement.

Primary Responsibilities

Level 1
Maintain effective workflow and operations to ensure samples are handled successfully.
Prepare histology specimens for review and for other procedures.
Perform maintenance of laboratory equipment.
Responsible for completion of all safety and preventative maintenance logs on a daily basis.
Comply with all State and professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals.
Adhere to CLIA, State Regulations, HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Level 2
All responsibilities listed for Level 1 plus
Examine slides and/or blocks to ensure tissue preparation is meeting laboratory requirements and standards.
Operate equipment to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax, tissue specimens to be preserved.
Perform recuts and additional stains including special and immunohistochemistry stains.
Competent in at least 3 of 5 areas in Histology (embedding, microtomy, grossing, special stains, and immunohistochemistry).
Competent in processing Cytology.
Differentiate acceptable and unacceptable processing and staining of specimens.
Level 3
All responsibilities listed for Level 1 and 2 plus
Exercise independent judgment in dealing with procedural and technical problems.
Competent in all areas of Histology and Cytology (embedding, microtomy, grossing, special stains, immunohistochemistry and processing cytology).
Exhibit basic/non-complex problem solving and troubleshooting of instruments.
Begin and complete all assignments with minimal supervision.
All responsibilities listed for Level 1, 2, and 3 plus
Train and direct Laboratory Assistants and Histology Technicians/Technologists engaged in laboratory testing and processing techniques.
Maintain laboratory equipment and track all routine maintenance and quality controls performed.
Drive Quality Improvement initiatives and seek ways to improve performance and service.
Recommend and assist in review of Standard Operating Procedures for the designated area.
Problem solve complex challenges and troubleshoot instruments with no supervision.


Technician: High School Graduate or equivalent and have a current NYS Clinical Laboratory Technician/Histotechnician License.
Technologist: Minimum of Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory or Life Sciences and have a current NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Histotechnologist License.
Successful completion of a pre-employment visual color discrimination test.
Successful completion of annual education units per state licensure and/or ASCP guidelines.
Strong communication skills.
Strong computer skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Level 2 and 3: Must meet all base requirements plus .
2-5 years related work experience
Lead: Must meet all base and Level 2 & 3 requirements plus .
6 or more years related work experience

ProHEALTH strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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  • Job Reference: 1010173503-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: ProHEALTH Medical Management
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent