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  • 1) Prepares histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by PATHOLOGIST : Prepares sections of human or animal tissue for immediate examination, using rapid tissue processing and frozen section technique to freeze, cut, mount and stain tissue specimen received from surgery.

  • 2) Operates computerized laboratory equipment to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax, tissue specimens to be preserved for study by PATHOLOGIST.

  • 3) Prepares slides of specimens, using specified stain, to enhance visibility under microscope.

  • 4) Examines slides under microscope to ensure tissue preparation meets laboratory requirements.

  • 5) May study slides under microscope to detect deviations from norm and report abnormalities for further study.

  • 6) May supervise activities of laboratory personnel and be known as Supervisor, Histology.




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Job Number: 4923