Join the LLR family of private equity-backed growth companies.

Histotechnician I - Path Lab: Financial District (Full Time)

Schweiger Dermatology

Schweiger Dermatology

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Schweiger Dermatology Group is one of the leading dermatology practices in the country with over 380 healthcare providers and over 110 offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, and Minnesota. Schweiger Dermatology Group provides medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology services with over 1.5 million patient visits in 2023.

Our mission is to create the Ultimate Patient Experience and a great working environment for our providers, support staff and all team members.

Schweiger Dermatology Group has been included in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list for seven consecutive years. Schweiger Dermatology Group has also received Great Place to Work certification. To learn more, click here.

Schweiger Dermatology Group's Ultimate Employee Experience:

  • Multiple office locations, find an opportunity near your home
  • Positive work environment with the tools to need to do your job and grow
  • Full time employees (30+ hours per week) are eligible for:
    • Medical (TeleHeath included), HSA/FSA, Dental, Vision by 1st of the month after hire date
    • Company HSA contribution
    • Eligible for 401K
    • Your birthday is an additional personal holiday
    • Company Sponsored Short Term Disability
    • Pre-tax savings available for public transit commuters
  • Part-time employees (less than 30 hours)
    • Eligible for Dental, Vision, and 401K on 1st of the month after date of hire
  • Employee discounts on Schweiger Dermatology Group skin care products & cosmetic services

Job Summary: A full-time Histotechnician I at our Pathology Lab in Financial District. To perform the duties of the Histotechnician I per the Laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The Histotechnician I will adhere to and support our culture of compliance and safety by following all SOPs with attention to detail, accuracy, and professionalism at all times. College graduates who have an interest in the laboratory field are encouraged to apply, especially if you have majored in the sciences or have at least 24 credits in science (a combination of Biology and Chemistry).

Schedule: Full time, Monday to Friday: 10am to 6:30pm.

Essential Functions: Daily essential functions of the Histotechnician I are listed below. Details on how each function is to be performed is outlined in the SOP manual. The SOP manual is to be reviewed by all Histotechnicians upon hire, when any updates occur and annually.

  • Embed skin specimens such as shaves, punches, nails and excisions
  • Perform microtomy on histology blocks
  • Stain and coverslip hematoxylin and eosin slides
  • Perform special stain techniques such as, but not limited to, PAS, AFB and Gram stain
  • Perform immunohistochemistry stains on the Bond Max and the Ventana Ultra
  • Cut control slides for IHC and special stains
  • Assist with slide distribution if needed.
  • File paraffin blocks and H/E slides in accordance with procedures
  • Operate and maintain tissue processors
  • Trouble-shoot lab equipment and ensure proper routine maintenance
  • Ensure quality control procedures are followed and appropriate documentations are maintained
  • Monitor inventory and assure proper reagent documentation techniques
  • Biohazard and hazardous waste disposal in accordance with policy and regulations
  • Maintain a safe, clean work environment
  • Observe blood-borne pathogens policy and proper personal protective equipment
  • Adhere to all company and laboratory specific SOPs and complete quality control (QC) logs as required on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis (per individual SOPs)


  • High School Diploma/GED minimum required; Associate degree preferred.
  • Special training of at least 30 days to six months in histology techniques required to achieve familiarity with handling specimens and staining.
  • Formal ASCP-type accredited training is preferred as a quality standard.
  • Prior work experience of six months is desired in order to gain familiarity on-the-job with histology techniques.
  • Experience in large-scale organization or high-volume production environment preferred to gain seasoned familiarity with processing specimens in production environment.
  • Should be familiar with most major techniques for staining and special staining.
  • Analytical skills necessary for processing slides under tight deadlines and general supervision; should have ability to identify specific specimens for supervisory follow-up.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional lab environment and may potentially be exposed to chemical, hazardous and biological samples. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk; hear; stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position also requires long duration of sitting and working on a computer. May require lifting up to 25 pounds without the aid of a device or a second person.

Hourly Pay Range
$26$30 USD

Schweiger Dermatology Group, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring process with applicants, whether internal or external, because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class per local, state or federal law.

Schweiger Dermatology Group does not require vaccination for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment; however, some state guidelines may require that we keep record of your vaccination status on file.