As an active member of the pathology laboratory team, the Full Time Histology Technician II performs routine IHC/ISH/IF testing in a high volume patient care lab utilizing IHC instruments; titrates and validates antibodies; processes, sorts, and stains tissue samples; cuts paraffin-embedded tissue blocks; prepares and changes solutions and properly disposes chemical wastes; sorts, delivers and files slides and blocks; accessions specimens into the LIS (Laboratory Information System); assists with ordering, receiving, labeling, and stocking incoming supplies and reagents; assists in the evaluation of new procedures and methods and testing modalities; assists with quality control and quality assurance record keeping; completes and organizes paperwork; assists with maintenance of equipment; other duties as assigned.Â Â Â Â
The incumbent ensures that all required solutions and chemicals are properly prepared and stained slides are suitable for diagnosis.Â Troubleshoots as necessary for optimal results.Â The incumbent provides guidance to laboratory personnel as required and checks the work of the assigned employees to ensure that work performed meets specified quality/regulatory standards. Â
The University offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
Shift: Monday thru Friday - 11:30pm - 8:00pm
Minimum Education: Related Undergraduate DegreeMinimum Experience: 3 Years - Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: HT/HTL (ASCP) certification RequiredPreferred Education: Bachelor's degreePreferred Experience: 5 YearsPreferred Field of Expertise: QIHC (ASCP) Certification preferred
Internal Number: REQ20092162
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