[Histonet] Job Opening In Orlando Fl.

Trajkovic, Dusko dusko.trajkovic <@t> pfizer.com
Mon Aug 18 14:59:27 CDT 2008

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Dusko Trajkovic

Job Opening:  Histology Technlogist Orlando, FL

Date:  August 2008
Job Title:  Histology Technologist
Facility/Department: Histology Core-Research Support

Position Summary
This position requires an individual with experience working in a
histology core. 
The individual must have demonstrated ability to cooperate and work with
others as demanded by the needs of a major research institute. Must be
able to communicate effectively, demonstrate an interest in professional
development, possess ability to define and resolve problems, and be able
to work independently.  The major responsibilities in this position will
be to perform routine histology procedures, maintenance of equipment,
reagents, and record keeping and billing of services. 

Critical Skills/Expertise
Qualified candidate must demonstrate ability to work independently,
cooperate and work with others, communicate effectively, have the
ability to define and resolve problems, make technical decisions, and
demonstrate an interest in professional development.

Individual must provide technical expertise to ensure the smooth
operation of the Histology core and the reliability of laboratory
results for relevant research use.  Qualified candidates must be able to
accurate label and file slides and blocks, perform routine technical
histology procedures including: accessioning specimens, embedding of
tissue samples, specimen processing; sectioning of paraffin or frozen
sections, antigen retrieval of paraffin embedded tissues, preparation of
cytospin samples, and perform simple and special stains for
immunohistochemistry or immunofluorescence. 

Individual must have the ability to maintain complete and accurate
records, data reports, and be responsible for billing services performed
by the histology core.  Individual must operate and maintain complete
documentation on all immunohistochemistry equipment, keep an adequate
inventory of supplies, reagents and solutions, and dispose following
proper regulations of any biohazard and potentially hazardous materials
used in the histology core.  Individual must participate in research for
the use of new antibodies, verify batches of antibodies as needed, and
troubleshoot problems with staining techniques and procedures. 

Education and Experience
Qualified Candidate must have an Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree
in Medical Technology or other biological Science with knowledge of
biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. 1 to 2 years experience in
histopathology techniques (embedding, cutting and staining slides). HT
(ASCP) preferred. Individual must possess excellent interpersonal skills
and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

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