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Histotechnician

Company:
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
December 11, 2018

Description:

Full time Histology Tech needed in Atlanta with a leading pathology group!

Histotechnician

Atlanta, GA

Sunday-Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

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.

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.

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits.

For more information, please submit you resume for review