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Histology Technician-3rd Shift

Company:
K.A. Recruiting
Location:
St Louis County, Missouri, United States
Salary:
Competitive Package
Posted:
December 09, 2016
Description:

Job Objective: Works under the supervision of the Histology Supervisor and Pathologists. Prepares and stains tissue sections from surgical and autopsy material for microscopic interpretation by the pathologist. In addition to the technical ability and attention to detail required, the technician must have a strong sense of knowledge of the chemical rationale of the staining procedures carried out, and the ability to recognize quickly the probable cause of technical difficulties encountered in the laboratory, and to expediently remedy these difficulties. Embeds, sections, and stains tissue. Prepares and stains frozen sections. Maintains equipment. Performs quality control and maintains records.

Education Required: Graduate of an accredited school of Histologic Technique or 2 yrs on the job training under Board certified Pathologist

Education Preferred: High school diploma or GED, HT or HTL

Licensure/Certification Required: Graduate of an accredited school of Histologic Technique or registry-eligible

Licensure/Certification Preferred: ASCP

Experience Required: 1 year working as a certified histology technician or 2 years completion of training under Board certified Pathologist

Experience Preferred: 2 years working as a certified histology technician or 1 year working as a histotechnologist