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Histology Tech II / Electron Microscopy (M-F 830a-5p)
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 121563
SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Oversee the day-to-day running & maintenance of the mass spectrometry instrumentation for the purpose of applying mass spectrometry to clinical & biomedical problems involving & related to physiological & pathophysiological states
Strong performance as a Tech I and meet the education and experience requirements of Tech II.
???EM Duties Perform and or assist the daily electron microscopy work; sample dehydration, sample embedding, resin block trimming, filing and organizing of sample products. Assist with research projects as time allows. Maintain CAP standards in all areas of work with the application of the Anatomic Pathology Quality Management Program. Tissue processing, resin embedding, and ultramicrotomy. Basic understanding of these processes and techniques, and basic troubleshooting. Basic level of electron microscope usage. May image specimens at a basic level on the electron microscope.
???Collaboration Work collaboratively/cooperatively with others to achieve goals. Proactively adjust one's style and/or efforts to complement those of others. Develop positive working relationships with peers/colleagues. Share knowledge and/or provide support for team members. Contribute to and promote a positive and professional work environment/atmosphere. May serve as a liaison within the division or organization.
???Compliance Assist in the maintenance, oversight, and/or management of compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, such as JCAHO, HIPAA, and/or other accreditation standards. May participate in activities related to organizational, regulatory, and governmental compliance.
???Equipment Maintenance Assist with maintenance of various pieces of equipment. Help maintain/order inventory. Keep work environment well-organized. May troubleshoot and/or correct erroneous results or problems with equipment. May provide appropriate safety/quality monitoring checks and document as assigned.
???Policy & Procedure Understand and apply appropriate polices and procedures for work flow, testing, and/or methodology. Recognize and/or troubleshoot significant findings. May prepare related reports. May provide technical support as necessary.
??? Associates degree in related field. May require clinical license, certification/training ??? 2 - 5 years of work experience in a related job discipline
Unique Skills: Experience with Electron Microscopy techniques including tissue processing and embedding, ultramicrotomy, staining and screening on the electron microscope. A solid knowledge of anatomy and/or histology is a plus.
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.