[Histonet] Pathologists Assistant Opportunity in New York with Biotech Company

From:"Denise Bland-Piontek"




Independently performs gross dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of surgical specimens. Responsible for the supervision and training of histopathology staff in gross room pathology and tissue banking. Will fill the role of Laboratory Manager and work one on one with technical consultant. Will be expected to review slides of normal tissue types and common tumors for quality assurance. Laser Capture Microdissection duties performed as needed.



1.	Performs dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of anatomical specimens. 
2.	Supervises and trains histopathology staff in gross room pathology methodology and procedures and tissue banking.  
3.	Performs frozen sections and Laser Capture Microdissection duties as needed, within established protocol and procedural parameters. 
4.	Coordinates the acquisition of tissue specimens used for research purposes. 
5.	Maintains a file of image samples using CoolScope, ensuring a high standard of specimen photography. 
6.	Participates in the acquisition and labeling of specimens, specimen storage and disposal, and the maintenance of reagents and equipment. 
7.	Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 


Bachelor's degree with 1 to 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Prior knowledge or experience in histopathology laboratory a plus, especially in the areas of antibody characterization and tissue microarray.


*	Knowledge of tissue banking, dissection, anatomical description, and histological sampling methods and techniques. 
*	Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. 
*	Knowledge of gross room pathology procedures, protocols, and techniques. 
*	Records maintenance skills. 
*	Ability to perform frozen sections and Laser Capture Microdissection. 
*	Knowledge of procedures, regulations, and standards for the acquisition of human tissue specimens for research. 
*	Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards per New York State, CAP and/or CLIA. 
*	Knowledge of quality standards and requirements for pathology specimen photographs utilizing CoolScope. 
*	Ability to supervise, advise, and train staff in area of expertise. 
*	Knowledge of biological specimen disposition, maintenance and storage procedures and techniques. 
*	Knowledge of chemical reagents and equipment used in pathology research. 


*	Substantial amount of time will be dedicated to slide review / microscopy.
*	Moderate physical activity. 
*	Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. 

Competitive Salary and Benefits

*Will have the opportunity to learn state-of-the-art methods, including characterization of novel antibodies, product development and design including tissue array development, photographing routine and IHC slides used in biology database development as well as independent opportunities. Biotech company located on RPI Campus in Watervliet, New York. www.clinomicsbio.com   

Contact: hr@clinomicsbio.com or fax resume/ CV to (518) 276-3687 Attn: Denise Bland-Piontek / Dr. Patrick Muraca.

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