Histotechnologist

Location: MA - Waltham
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Job ID: 9461

Histology Technologist
2 openings at 2 different locations


1) Full-time, M-F, Day Shift
Location: Needham, MA


The Clinical Laboratory/Division of Pathology is an integral part of the patient care provided by this hospital. The laboratory provides state of the art testing services for both in-patients and outpatients. These services include anatomical pathology, cytopathology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, hematology, transfusion medicine and immunology.


Responsibilities:

  • Embeds, cuts, and stains all specimens processed in the histology section of the lab daily.
  • Assists the Pathologist with grossing of Anatomic Pathology Specimens daily.
  • Obtains, processes and prepares specimens for subsequent testing, as assigned.
  • Performs quality control procedures and appropriate instrument checks, reviews and records these results daily.
  • Performs scheduled equipment maintenance to assure proper operation; records the procedures performed as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Registration ASCP Registered preferred
  • 1+ years related work experience required.


2) Full-time, Tue - Sat, 11pm - 7am
Shift Differential - Additional 15% for night shift
Weekends Differential - Additional 10%
Location: Marlborough, MA


Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures.
  • Capable of performing all of the duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnician I and II.
  • Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.
  • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
  • Ensure proper tissue processing.
  • Embed processed tissue in paraffin.
  • Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.
  • Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
  • Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.
  • Obtain and validate tissue used in special stains.
  • Perform all special stain procedures.
  • May prepare solutions and reagents for IHC procedures.
  • May obtain and validate control material used in IHC procedures.
  • May perform IHC testing.
  • Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot minor equipment failures.
  • Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests.

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years as a Histotech.
  • minimum Associate's Degree in Histotechnology.
  • ASCP certified HTL or HT, or eligible


All those qualified and interested can contact John Baumann at 978-941-4206, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All communication will be held in strictest confidence




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