PERMANENT HISTOTECHNICIAN - (Winston-Salem)
Local Lab based in Winston-Salem, NC is seeking a Certificated Histontechician (Histology Tech). Prefers 2+ years of experience will consider a new Graduate as well. Offering either Part-time (30 hours a week) or Full-time (40 hours a week). Salary will be based upon level of experience.
• Bachelor of Science in Biology.
• Certified by Board of Certification (BOC) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
Position will require the following:
Prepares histologic/grossing slides from human tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis. Will managing all lab functions as well as CLIA Inspections.
Essential Key Responsibilities:
•Prepares sections of human tissue for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis, using techniques to gross (dissect tissue), embed (orient specimen in paraffin block), section (cut thin sections of tissue), stain (enhance contrast of tissue and highlight specific features of interest with routine hematoxylin and eosin stains), and mount tissue (adhere tissue onto glass slides), from surgical procedures.
•Performs recuts and additional stains including special and immuno histochemistry stains, as requested
•Operates computerized laboratory equipment to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax tissue specimens to be preserved for study by Pathologist.
•May label requisitions, specimen containers, cassettes and/or slides and affixes cover slip to slides.
•Maintains laboratory equipment and tracks all routine maintenance and quality controls performed.
•Files, retrieves, and distributes blocks, slides, and pathology reports.
•Operates, cleans, and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware, instruments and workstation.
•Disposes of hazardous chemical wastes per regulatory guidelines.
•Maintains strictest confidentiality.
•Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals.
•Adherence to CAP, CLIA, State Regulations, HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations.
Those interested in being considered for this position must submit a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only those meeting the above criteria will be contacted for an interview. This is an immediate Permanent opening and interviews will start today.