Duties: The PennVet Laboratory of Pathology and Toxicology seeks to hire histology technician to work at the Philadelphia campus. The position is to provide excellent technical support to both a busy surgical biopsy service and a comparative pathology core. The position will entail working closely with the faculty members, researchers, staff and resident trainees to prepare material for histology interpretation. Duties will include but are not limited to 1) tissue trimming and embedding 2) microtoming of both processed and frozen tissue 3) histochemical staining 4) immunohistochemical staining 5) routine maintenance of tissue processors as well as autostainer and cover-slipper and 6) distribution and filing of cases, slides and blocks.
Qualifications: Associates degree and at least 2 -3 years experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with tissues prep and processing required.
Reference Number: 58-28256
Salary Grade: 023
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: 6-Technical Scientific/Statistical