Assists in the timely fulfillment of customers' orders with high quality whole
mount, thick section, and thin section prepared microscope slides.
Prepares stains, alcohol solutions, adhesives and other chemical needed for specimen preparation and used in mounting, staining, and cleaning prepared microscope slides.
Dehydrates specimens by "pouring off" various alcohol based solutions removing
the water from the specimens. Also, places tissue in tissue processor for further
dehydration and embeds dehydrated tissue into plastic or paraffin for sectioning.
Dissects materials and prepares specimens for slide production
Uses pipet or dropper to remove individual specimens from container, places
specimens or sectioned tissue onto microscope slide, covers with cover glass.
Operates rotary microtome and ultra microtome to cut specimens into sections
used for thick section and thin section slides.
Stains tissues for better visibility under the microscope by using an automatic
stainer or by placing specimens in various staining solutions for specified time
Cleans slides using a razor blade to trim the edges, labels slides, and places slides
in a box for orders, slide-set, and kit preparation.
Follows oral and written instructions.
Performs other duties as assigned
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