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Grossing Technologist
Ref No.: 20-00367
Category: Biotechnology
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
The Grossing Technologist will perform duties that relate to the histology specimen grossing of surgically removed tissue under the supervision of the Pathology Assistant / Pathologist and/or laboratory supervisor.
  • Ensure specimen integrity upon arrival and throughout the entire process. Enter the gross description using the templates or pre-text in our Lab Information System for each biopsy specimen, dissect and prepare tissue for cassettes.
  • Gross core needle biopsy and all anatomical pathology specimens (under the supervision of a Pathologist Assistant and /or pathologist)
  • Prepare dissected tissue specimens and place into cassettes.
  • Familiar with safety procedures and standard operating procedures.
  • Compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to Grossing:
  • Adhere to workload requirements.
  • Maintenance of accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Filter Logs, Bench Excerpts etc.).
  • Maintain good typing skills.
  • Must be able to provide a general, logical and factual grossing description of a specimen.
  • Assist in the professional development of laboratory aides

Requirements
  • Florida State Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Technician or Histological Technician License
  • Associate's degree program in Biology or Chemistry
  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program
  • 1+ years of grossing experience in a Histology Department within a Laboratory
  • Ability to work with hazardous chemicals