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Histotechnician

Category: Allied Health
Location:
Cambridge, MA

Department: Cytology & Pathology
Employment Type: Per Diem
Job Type: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Mon-Fri between the hours of 05:00am - 6:30 pm
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 07/27/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-77169

Job Details

  • Job Purpose: The Histotechnologist - Histotechnician in this position needs to have experience in sectioning, fixation, embedding, microtomy, processing and staining.

    Duties and responsibilities include: * performing and evaluating Quality Control * participating in proficiency testing * troubleshooting basic instrument problems * assisting Pathology Assistant or Pathologists in the cutting room * using a Cryostat for frozen sections * working knowledge of Immunohistochemistry (IHC) * participating in department meetings and team efforts to analyze workflow processes and the performance of QI audits

    Qualifications: 1. Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program OR 2. Has an Associates degree or at least 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 12 semester hours of biology and chemistry AND one year full-time acceptable experience in Histopathology within the last 10 years under the supervision of a Pathologist 3. Has HT (ASCP) certification[cha010112]

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