Histology Technician or Histotechnologist - Surgical Pathology (Relocate to Charlottesville, VA)
Job location: National
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-03-17
Responsible for performing histological procedures to aid in diagnosis research and instruction.
- Prepares tissue samples for routine microscopic analysis.
- Maintains and operates laboratory equipment according to manufacturer recommendations and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of quality safety and compliance programs.
- Investigates documents communicates and resolves needs problems or complaints.
- Performs area-specific support/clinical activities.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Clinical education in a Histology Technician School (HT) program accredited by NAACLS or 1 year experience.
Experience:1 year experience in a Histology Laboratory.
Licensure: HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) or eligible. Certification within 18 months of hire.
Job requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping; Repetitive motion: (embedding, microtomy, cover slipping). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
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