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Histology Technician

Location:
United States
Posted:
September 12, 2009
Email:
ob7812@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*******@*********.***


JESSICA LEA GILLIS
**** ******** *****
Canyon, Texas 79015
Mobile: 806-***-****
Email: ob7812@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE
Seeking new opportunities to learn and grow as a histology
technician. Just give me a chance to prove what I am capable
of giving to your company.
I have been a registered histology technician for 22 years. I
would like a position were I can use my experience but
still learn and grow as a technician. I have experience
in immunohistochemistry from several different sources.
I am very good with people, equipment, and trouble shooting.
I would love the opportunity to prove my abilities using
my experience and knowledge gained with new experiences.

WORK HISTORY
Sep 2007
to
present
Histology Technician
Veterans Hospital
Amarillo, Texas 79106
My main duties include embedding, cutting and staining
tissue. I also
do immunohistochemistry and special stains on the
Ventana. Specimen accession, changing solutions and
keeping charts for temperatures.
l I was first introduced to the Ventana systerm on this
job.
l Specimen accession and data entry for each
specimen.

May 2002
to
Jun 2006
Histology Technician
Texas A&M University TVMDL
Amarillo, Texas 79106
Main duties at TVMDL included embedding, cutting and
staining tissue samples. Changing the reagents on
staining rows and the tissue processor was also part of
my duties.
l Special stains were still done manually at this lab.

Sep 2000
to
Nov 2000
Histology Technician
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
This was an immunohistochemistry lab where I was
responsible for cutting of the immuno slides and preparing
the
slides to be stained. In my short time with Christa I
learned many different ways of handling tissue and
preparing for immunohistochemistry staining.
l I was given the resposiblity of loading the reagents
and beginning the staining process after being there
This was an immunohistochemistry lab where I was
responsible for cutting of the immuno slides and preparing
the
slides to be stained. In my short time with Christa I
learned many different ways of handling tissue and
preparing for immunohistochemistry staining.
l I was given the resposiblity of loading the reagents
and beginning the staining process after being there
a short time.

Apr 2000
to
Sep 2000
Histology Technician
Amarillo Pathology Associates
Amarillo, Texas 79106
My duties with APA were embedding, cutting, staining,
grossing of small specimens. Assisting with gross.
Accessioning specimens and routine
lab duties.

Jan 1995
to
Aug 1998
Histology Technician
BSA Health System
Amarillo, Texas 79106
My duties included routine histology, grossing small
specimens, special stains, immunohistochemistry,
assisting with autopsies.

Dec 1990
to
Dec 1994
Histology Technician
Northwest Texas Hospital
Amarillo, Texas 79106
My duties included routine histology,
immunohistochemistry, assisting with
autopsies, grossing small specimens, accessioning
specimens, and writing MSDS manuals.
l I was first introduced to immunohistochemistry at
NWTH and at the same time we were trained to do
in-situ staining on cervical biopsies.

EDUCATION
Jan 2000
to
present
Amarillo College
Amarillo, Texas
I have taken many different courses thru Amarillo College,
but have not choosen a degree program. I have taken classes in
Journalism, television reporting, drafting and basics to
mention a few.
l I was a staff report for the College newspaper one
semester.