[Histonet] Position Opening: Clinical laboratory based in the Trumbull, CT area seeking an experienced Histotechnician

Career Studio 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. 


Requirements :

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.


David King

CAREER STUDIO ~ Biotechnology division










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