[Histonet] Position Opening: Clinical laboratory based in the
Trumbull, CT area seeking an experienced Histotechnician
careerstudio <@t> bellsouth.net
Tue Jan 10 13:40:57 CST 2012
Fine clinical laboratory based in the Trumbull, CT area currently seeking an experienced Histotechnician to perform routine & non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s). The shift is Monday – Friday, 8a-5p.
Accountabilities will be grossing, embedding, microtomy, sign-out, IHC/special stains; bench work to ensure timely completion of work; proper tissue processing; quality control activity documentation; differentiation of acceptable and unacceptable processing, embedding, cutting, & staining of tissue specimens
Specific duties include:
Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples & proper tissue processing.
Process paperwork associated with accessioning & reporting.
Embed processed tissue in paraffin.
Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.
Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin & Eosin staining.
Perform coverslipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.
Obtain & validate tissue used in special stains.
Perform all special stain procedures.
May prepare solutions & reagents for IHC procedures.
May obtain & validate control material used in IHC procedures & perform IHC testing
Perform filing of finished blocks & slides.
Handle routine maintenance / cleaning of equipment & troubleshoot minor equipment failures.
Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests.
Provide training & guidance to Histotechnicians, students and lab aides.
Ensure all corporate safety, quality control & quality assurance standards are met.
Maintain compliance with all local, federal, CLIA & CAP regulations.
Minimum of Associates degree with appropriate coursework, 2 years of histology exp; HT or HTL ASCP . Immunohistochemistry (IHC) background desired..
This opportunity offers excellent salary (commensurate with exp), annual bonuses, relocation assistance & rewarding career path. Please do contact me at <mailto:biolabcareers <@t> aol.com> biolabcareers <@t> aol.com to share your employment goals for the New Year.
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