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Histology Technologist

Miami, FL
December 08, 2019

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Celia Cano

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Miami, FL. 33172



A Histology Technologist, ASCP certified, and Clinical Laboratory Technician with over twenty years of experience in laboratory procedures who is seeking a challenging position in the Histology field. Specialized in Microbiology, Immunohematology and Hematology. Extensive experience related to Leica Bond immunostainer, Dako, Leica Peloris, and Ventana. An individual who is able to work well under pressure, quick learner, dependable, efficient and well organized. Experience

University of Miami - Transplant – Surgery Department, Miami, FL Histotechnologist 2019 - Present

Responsible for processing specimens for pathological interpretation.

Record results thru manual and computerized data entry.

Responsible for grossing, processing, embedding, labeling, cutting, H&E staining and mounting tissue for diagnosis purposes.

Responsible for performing a variety of histochemical and immunohistochemical and IF stains.

In charge of distributing the paperwork and slides for the Pathologist.

Performs routine quality control and maintenance of instruments in the lab. Broward Health Medical Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Histotechnologist 2014 – 2019

Responsible for embedding, microtomy, and for processing routine surgical tissue and GI biopsies.

Handled special histochemistry, immunehistochemistry stains and H&E. Integrated Regional Laboratories, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Histotechnologist 2011 - 2014

Processed tissues for interpretation by the Pathologist according to procedures, including embedding, microtomy and H&E stains.

Performed quality control for stains, lab equipment, file blocks and slides.

Assisted the management team by performing Histology activities. Lower Keys Medical Center, Key West, FL

Histotechnologist 2010 - 2011

Responsible for handling H&E stains, embedding, microtomy, and special stains.

Performed cytology procedures.

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Handled special histochemistry, immunehistochemistry stains, frozen sections and bone marrow specimens.

Maintained inventory for reagents and supplies.

Performed quality control for stains, lab equipment, file blocks and slides.

Assisted in the gross room and the processing of tissues on VIP. Other Positions

Quest Diagnostic, Miramar, FL

Histotechnologist 1998 - 2010

MTC Laboratory, Miami, FL 1998

Medical Laboratory Technician (Chemistry and Serology) Continental Medical Laboratory, Miami, FL 1997 - 1998 Medical Laboratory Technician (Microbiology and Chemistry) Education

Habana University – School of Biology, La Habana, Cuba 1984 - 1987 BS in Microbiology

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 2007

BS in Histology


ASCP certified Histotechnologist

Licensed in the State of Florida as a Medical Laboratory Technician Special Skills

Microbiology, Serology, Immunohematology, Hematology and Clinical Chemistry. Bilingual: English and Spanish


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