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Histopathology Operations Specialist I , (Tues-Sat, 1st Shift)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

About the Job
The Histopathology Operations Specialist I is a core member of the Laboratory Operations Team. Thisposition supports members of the Upstream Laboratory and Pathology functional areas throughspecimen and data stewardship, data entry, equipment maintenance, and process troubleshooting.Histopathology Operations Specialists may be assigned to work any day the lab is operational.
Key Responsibilities:
--- Perform real time technical support to the pathologists, including but not limited to specimenquality assessments and measurements.--- Maintain proper documentation including appropriate specimen handling, labeling, and qualitycontrol measures.--- Perform specimen and data stewardship to ensure specimen integrity and testing continuity.--- Escalate specimen and data inquiries as required.
--- Perform routine maintenance of laboratory equipment as necessary.--- Perform routine scanning of stained slides with digital scanners.--- Follow instructions defined in Standard Operating Procedures.--- Maintain attention to detail for quality completion of each task.--- Assist in attributing and debulking clinical and research study patient specimens.--- Be familiar with Good Documentation Practices (GDP) for all area forms.--- Perform tasks for projects under guidance of senior lab employees and pathologists.--- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications--- High school diploma or equivalent (General Education Degree) and 3 years of experience inlogistics, science, technology or another regulated field.--- OR Associates Degree in biological, life, or laboratory sciences and 2 years of experience inlogistics, science, technology or another regulated field.--- OR Bachelor's degree in biological or life sciences.
Preferred Qualifications--- Bachelor's Degree in biological or life sciences.--- Previous experience:--- Handling and communicating important information, particularly scientific or technicalinformation.--- Closely following verbal and written instructions and operation procedures.--- Working within a CLIA or CAP-Certified laboratory.--- Familiarity with Anatomy and Physiology, Cancer Biology, Human Biology and/or medicalterminology.--- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.--- Familiarity with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).--- Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication, collaboration, and problemsolving.--- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor with other departments and colleagues.--- History of demonstrated ability to work independently and work in teams.--- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask.--- Ability to follow written and verbal instruction, particularly with scientific or technical information.--- Ability to work in a laboratory environment, in the presence of chemicals and reagents--- Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data.--- Dedication to continuous improvement and quality.--- Commitment to FMI values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Cambridge , Histopathology Operations Specialist I , (Tues-Sat, 1st Shift), Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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