You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of Barnabas Health , has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
Responsible for preparing microscopic slides from surgical, cytology and autopsy specimens by using microtome, special stains and cytology fluid processing techniques to aid Pathologist in making diagnostics. Performs decalcification of bone specimens, special procedures such as immunoflourescent and immunohistochemical studies. Prepares frozen section slides to provide immediate diagnosis; assists in morgue; enters cytology into LIS; inventories and pulls slides as needed. Performs equipment and instrument maintenance. Pick up specimens from Labor and Delivery (Placenta). Assist the Pathologist/PA in the grossing room. Performs daily cleaning of the working area before and after use. Performs daily temperature check.
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.
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.