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Histotechnologist / Histotechnician

Category: Allied Health
Cambridge, MA

Department: Cytology & Pathology
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Union
Union Name: CHALABUN –Local 380 Laboratory
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Mon-Fri between the hrs of 5 am and 5:30 pm
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 08/10/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-76387

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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