Histotechnician

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Title: Histotechnician

Client: Large Healthcare Provider

Location: Columbus, OH

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 month CTH

The Senior Histotechnician is responsible for performing special histopathology procedures (immunoperoxidase, immunofluorescence, muscle histochemistry), reviewing technical procedures as needed, training new staff or students, developing new procedures and protocols as specified by the Manager or Chief of Anatomic Pathology, assisting in maintaining quality control and CAP requirements, performing all duties of Registered Histotechnician when scheduled or as needed, assisting with autopsies as needed, and adhere to safe work practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates the histology technical skills and general laboratory skills required
    • Demonstrates microtomy skills for surgical, biopsy (serial section) and autopsy blocks
    • Embedding orientation and tissue identification skills
    • Cryosectioning, in frozen section lab and histology lab
    • Cytospin and cell block preparations
    • Gross descriptions of bone marrow and gastrointestinal biopsy specimens
    • Hematoxylin and Eosin staining, quality and consistency
    • Complex special stains
    • Immunofluorescence
    • Immunoperoxidase, automated and manual methods
    • Muscle histochemistry procedures
    • Mainatains a clean and safe work space
    • Maintains and uses equipment according to written protocols
    • Participates with general laboratory support and maintenance duties (general laboratory cleanin, stocking supplies, frozen section room maintenance, H&E station maintenance, wet tissue disposal, -80?C freezer archive, paraffin block filing ? daily and archive, block archive retrieval, chemical waste disposal)
    • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Registered HT (ASCP) or MLT(ASCP) or high school graduate with advanced science or laboratory education preferred.
  • Two years histopathology experience in a related Laboratory.
  • Must have recommendation for promotion from Manager, Anatomic Pathology and Chief of Anatomic Pathology based on performance.

Medasource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Benefits & Perks:

Medasource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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