• Histotechnician - Per Diem

    Job Locations US-NY-White Plains
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
  • Position Summary

    Westmed Medical Group is currently seeking a Per Diem Histotechnician for our laboratory at the White Plains, NY office. The Histotechnician is accountable for the accuracy and reliability of all testing run under his/her supervision, both patient and Q.C. material; and performing accurately tissue sections for pathological interpretation in a timely manner.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

    • Ensures that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
    • Ensures that all testing is done under optimal conditions (ie. Instruments functioning properly; reagents in good condition and proper technique followed.)
    • Embed tissue specimen early morning using best technique possible to make sure that tissue is properly oriented onto the block.
    • Cut paraffin blocks meeting section protocol according to tissue site.
    • Assist with special stains and tissue control slides for special stains and immunhistochemistry.
    • Change and/or rotates reagents on tissue processors, Leica stainer as needed.
    • Record daily Quality Control of all instruments used in you job description, maintaining proper documentation of record temperatures, instruments cleaning, and troubleshooting.
    • Investigates and resolves problems; informs laboratory manager of any and all serious problems.
    • Dictate gross description for pathology specimens.
    • Responsible for the maintenance and retention of all documents needed for Federal/State inspections as directed by the Manager.
    • Responsible for keeping track of all laboratory supplies and letting the Manager know when orders need to be placed.
    • Complies with all WMG policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.
    • Performs other ancillary duties as directed by competent authority.

    Required Qualifications

    • Certification as a lab technologist under CLEP, NY State licenses required.
    • 4 years Bachelor’s degree preferred in Histology or related studies, not required
    • Previous AP lab experience 3 -5 years required.

    Company Overview

    Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.


    Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.


    We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.


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