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Histotechnician - Per Diem 4am - 8am

Job ID 2022-20492 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Per Diem - Allied Health
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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Responsible for preparing microscopic slides from surgical, cytology and autopsy specimens by using microtomy, special stains, and cytology fluid processing techniques to aid Pathologist in making diagnosis. Performs de-calcification of bone specimens, special procedures, such as immunofluorescent and immunohistochemical studies. Prepares frozen section slides to provide immediate diagnosis; assists in morgue; enters cytology into LIS; inventories and pulls slides as needed.


  • Work requires the level of knowledge acquired through completion of one year of occupationally specific education beyond High School or an Associate's degree in Histology or other closely related field and two to three years of previous work related experience required.
  • ASCP certification as a Histology Technician is preferred.
  • Work requires the analytic ability to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
  • Work requires occasional contact with patients, their family members, and/or visitors, which requires courtesy and tact.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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