Resume

Sign in

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.