Histology, Bench Technician/Technologist, Flexible Shift | Travel |

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Position & Client Overview:

A very large and high volume reference lab is in need of a New York licensed Histotechnician/Histotechnologist. 

 

There are several shifts available for this six-month assignment. This opportunity is only an hour away from New York City.

 

A generous hourly rate is provided along with a daily tax free per diem and housing is taken care of unless a tax free housing stipend is preferred. 

 

The client is willing to train so the only requirement is having a New York license. What a great opportunity to explore New York!

 

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 or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry

  • New York license is a must

  • New grads are encouraged to apply.

 

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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