Responsible for cutting, staining and preparing tissue samples for the pathologist to review. Also responsible for prioritizing testing procedures and completing those procedures in an accurate and timely manner and maintaining proper accurate records of all tests done in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations. Orients and embeds pathology specimens to ensure optimal sectioning. Utilizes a microtome to section paraffin blocks and consistenty produces high quality slides for routine and special staining procedures. Performs routine and special staining procedures, coverslips and appropriately labels slides, and reviews stain quality microscopically. Communicates to maintain team knowledge, demonstrates knowledge of regulatory standards in order to satisfy compliance requirements, and participates in professional growth opportunities to enhance personal, team, and department development. Process, prepare, and stain Cytology specimens to ensure quality results and accurate diagnosis by the cytologists/pathologists.
Internal Number: 47153BR
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Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.