Position & Client Overview:
We are seeking an experienced permanent Histotechnologist or Histotechnician to work the night shift in a very high volume lab in a private A/P setting.
Our client has a longstanding reputation for reliability and clinical excellence anchored by the unmatched credentials and expertise of their pathologists.
Come join the lab team of a prestigious, well established pathology group that serves the southeast region of the United States.
This southeastern city on the coastline of Georgia is one of the most unique, historic and visually stunning places in the US. The charming nineteenth century Victorian-style homes, old magnolia tree lined streets and magnificently preserved buildings complement a lively business community of boutique shops, fine restaurants and art galleries. This beautiful city definitely has something for everyone.
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 1 year of experience.
- 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
- HT/L(ASCP) certification.
- One (1) year of experience; new grads will be considered
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.