Histology, Bench Technician/Technologist, 1st & 2nd Shifts | Travel |

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Position & Client Overview:

A large reference laboratory with locations throughout the United States is seeking two contract histotechnologists or histotechnicians to work the first and second shifts. One starts at 5 a.m., the other at 3 p.m. Both 13-week contract positions are Monday through Friday so you can have your weekends free for exploring!

These positions are a short drive from Philadelphia where you can explore the city’s historic monuments, thriving arts and culture scene, sprawling park system, and bustling neighborhoods. The dining scene is exceptional with multiple James Beard Award winning chefs, and you must try a taste of Philadelphia at the historic Reading Terminal Market, home to over 80 local vendors. If shopping is more your style, you’ll be thrilled to know clothing and shoe purchases are tax-free in Philadelphia!

With the ASAP start date, don’t waste time applying to this opportunity. The Liberty Bell is awaiting your arrival!

Weekly Pay Range: $2062.00 per week

Job Summary:

Perform routine specimen preparation which involves cutting various tissue types and mounting them on glass slides for examination under the microscope by the pathologist.

Nationally certified histotechnician experienced in receiving, processing, and preparing patient tissue specimens for microscopic examination and analysis by the pathologist. Able to perform complex histologic procedures, recognize deviations from expected results, and analyze and correct problems using scientific principles learned from NAACLS training and years of experience.

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Remove tissue from a preservative solution, remove water from the sample, and replace it with paraffin wax
  • Embed sample in a larger block of wax to prepare it for slicing before mounting it on a microtome
  • Slice or section the sample then stain with special dyes and mount on a slide for viewing with a microscope

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree
  • HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) certification or eligibility
  • Five years experience at an HT or HTL
  • Microtomy experience required

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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