[Histonet] Job available in Massachusetts

Cormier, Kathleen Kathleen.Cormier <@t> crl.com
Tue Aug 9 09:30:03 CDT 2011

Charles River Laboratories has an immediate opening in Wilmington


Please apply directly on the website, if interested in this job. 



	Job Description 

	Job Title: 

	Technologist, Histology 

	Job ID: 



USA - MA - Wilmington 

	Full/Part Time: 









This position is responsible for performing basic histology procedures
in the laboratory. 

* Adhere to Good Laboratory Practice documentation policies while
performing all histology lab procedures. 
* Follow all established departmental Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs) and laboratory safety policies. 
* Coordinate and file all procedural paperwork. 
* Prepare basic reagents and stains used in the laboratory. 
* Identify, locate and trim normal and abnormal formalin fixed tissue. 
* Trim and decalcify small animal bone specimens. 
* Embed single and multiple tissues. 
* Microtome section single and multiple embedded tissue paraffin blocks.

* Stain slides for hematoxylin and eosin both manually and by using
automated staining equipment. 
* Manually perform special histochemical stains (e.g. Gram, Warthin
Starry, GMS). 
* Coverslip stained slides both manually and by using automated
* Perform and document routine preventative maintenance on automated
* Identify normal basic organs (lungs, heart, liver, spleen, kidney)
stained with H&E microscopically. 
* File paraffin blocks, stained slides and fixed tissue according. 
* Package, label and ship pathology specimens. 
* Handle and dispose hazardous chemicals and biological material
according to laboratory safety policy. 
* Use document control system for updating and implementing controlled
* Accession and enter data regarding specimens using department
accessioning database. 
* Perform all other related duties as assigned. 




* Education:  Associate's degree (A.A./A.S.) in biological science
required. Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) preferred. 
* Experience:  0 to 1 year. 
* Certification/Licensure:  None. 
* Other:  None.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


Charles River Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer who values
diversity in the workplace.




Kathy Cormier

Histology Manager

Charles River Laboratories

Accelerating Drug Development. Exactly.

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