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Histotechnician (HT) Outside of Roanoke

Company:
K.A. Recruiting
Location:
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Salary:
Competitive Salary Package
Posted:
December 09, 2016
Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

A Histotechnician (HT) prepares human body tissue for examination by other laboratory professionals. The person in this position performs embedding, microtomy, and all related histology tasks. This position also performs special stain and IHC procedures as directed.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Embed all types of tissue

Section all types of paraffin embedded tissue

Follow set protocols and procedures for embedding and microtomy

Keep embedding area, microtome, and workstation clean and clutter free and maintain proper QC

Maintain fresh solutions, stains and/or re-agents

Perform special stain and/or IHC procedures as directed

Assist with case assembly and distribution as needed

File blocks and slides as needed

Properly handle and dispose of hazardous waste

Assists in documentation and maintaining effective department QA programs and monitors.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Work schedule: Rotating shifts- 3:30 to 12; 4:30 to 1:00; 5:00 to 1:30

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

High school diploma or GED required.

Must have either formal Histology training or on-the-job Histology training experience.

Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification if applicable

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of one year experience working in a histology lab, performing microtomy and/or embedding is required.