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Histotechnologist / Histotechnician

Chattanooga, TN 37406

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Histology) Job Number: KMC117191

Seeking a Full Time Histotechnician to join our team in Chattanooga, TN!

-Competitive compensation and benefits package 

 

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.
  • Perform IHCs and Special Stains.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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.
  • Minimum of one year experience working in a histology lab, performing IHCs and special stains on an automated system.
  • Must have experience working in a large volume laboratory.

 

For more information please submit your resume today!

 

 

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