[Histonet] Research AP Manager related position

Denise Bland-Piontek dbpiontek <@t> hsc.wvu.edu
Wed Aug 25 10:53:41 CDT 2004

West Virginia University is seeking a candidate with the following
Job Title(s): 
> Administrator ; Chemistry ; Cytology ; Director ; Histology ;
> Immunology ; Pathology ; Technologist
> Job Summary:
> Tissue Bank Administrator
> Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
> West Virginia University

University Health Associates invites applications for the full-time
position of Tissue Bank Administrator. This position manages,
coordinates and evaluates all elements of laboratory services in
assigned specialties of the Department of pathology Tissue Bank and
Outreach Laboratory located in the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences
Center of West Virginia University. The position is available
Salary will be commensurate with professional experience. The person in
this position will be expected to:
Operate as the technical advisor for the Pathology Laboratory for
Translational Research; immunohistochemistry, in situ
hybridization,TUNEL, immunofluorescence, tissue microarray, laser
capture microdissection and routine histology.

Be knowledgeable of biohazard shipping regulations and tissue grossing
techniques. Oversees autopsy requirements for Tissue Bank collections.

Deal one-on-one with surgeons, nurses and Cancer Center Administration
to harmonize Tissue Banking at WVU.

Coordinate proper documentation for relevant case study and obtains
patient consent to retain tissue specimen(s) for future research.

Coordinates specimen handling, preparation and transfer from surgical
and/ or pathologic sites; maintaining chain-of-custody documentation,
including requisite data and computer/ software logs.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Bachelors Degree
in Sciences. Five years supervisory and Anatomic Pathology and/ or
human anatomy related fields, i.e., HT/ HTL, CT, Pathologist Assistant,
surgical RN experience. Two years experience or working knowledge of
Tissue Banking/ Tissue Archiving preferred, but not required.
Applicants must be a Certified Histotechnologist (HT/ HTL) currently. If
a candidate is not currently certified as a Histotechnologist,
certification is required within one year. Other certifications may
substitute for the Histotechnologist as follows: Pathologist Assistant
(PA), Cytotechnologist (CT), Medical Technologist (MT) with research
experience, or Certified Operating RN.

To be considered for this exciting and innovative opportunity, send a
resume to: Tissue Bank Administrator, c/o University Health Associates,
PO Box 785, Morgantown, WV 26507-0785. For immediate consideration, fax
or email your resume to: (304) 293-6678 or thornp <@t> rcbhsc.wvu.edu. EOE

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