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Job Details

Histotechnician

Date Posted: 08/05/2022

Requisition Number: 2782

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital

Work Days: M - F 08:00 - 4:30 with rotating wknds

Category: Allied Health

Department: Cytology/Histology

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: CH Laborers 380 Lab

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The CHA laboratory provides everything from from routine blood and urine tests to special tissue evaluation.

Summary:
The Histotechnician in this position needs to have experience in sectioning, fixation, embedding, microtomy, processing and staining.

Responsibilities:
The Histotechnician in this position needs to have experience in sectioning, fixation, embedding, microtomy, processing and staining.
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
Other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Other information:
Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program OR
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.
Has HT (ASCP) certification


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