Histotechnician

Garnet Health
 Middletown, NY

Overview

The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (now known as Garnet Health) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional and Orange Medical Groups and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, Catskill Regional Medical Center - Callicoon and Orange Regional Medical Center) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 606 licensed inpatient beds
  • Emergency medicine
  • Surgical services
  • Ambulatory surgery services
  • Skilled nursing units
  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty
  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment
  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Birthing centers
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging
  • Geriatric assessment
  • Primary and family care practices
  • Adult day care
  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs
  • Diabetes program
  • Wound care
  • Outpatient infusion services
  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Hospitalist services
  • Rape intervention and support services
  • Community screenings and support groups

Responsibilities

Performs, evaluates, records and reports histological laboratory tests used in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients on a variety of body fluids, tissues and biologic specimens. Recognizes problems and/or potential for problems within the assigned section regarding instruments, computers, and inventories. Displays sound, supportive and independent judgement to resolve issues equitably.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: A.A.S. degree in Medical Technology or related field. H.S. diploma accepted only with NYS license (Grandparented through licensure pathway).

Minimum Experience: Minimum of recent one (1) year work experience and/or training in Histology preferred but new graduates of approved Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) or Histological Technician (HT) Programs will be considered. Basic computer skills required. Skilled in histology techniques. Good communication practices.

Required Certification/Registration: Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Certified Histology (or Clinical Laboratory) Technician. ASCP certification preferred.

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