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Histotechnician- SE Ops - 4277 in Atlanta, GA at PathGroup

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Monday-Friday 2:30pm - 10:30pm

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Histotechnician performs all duties of histology including: embedding, cutting, staining, cover slipping, microtomy and case management of the daily slides.  This position is responsible for performing special stains and immunohistochemistry procedures as directed.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Embed all types of tissue
    • Section all types of paraffin embedded tissue
    • Follow set protocols and procedures for embedding and microtomy
    • Keep embedding area, microtome, and workstation clean and clutter free and maintain proper QC
  • Maintain fresh solutions, stains and/or re-agents
  • Perform special stain and/or IHC procedures as directed
  • Assist with case assembly and distribution as needed
  • File blocks and slides as needed
  • Properly  handle and dispose of hazardous waste

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

  • Associates Degree or other qualified technical college two year certificate required.
  • ASCP registered.
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification and licensure.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Five to ten years of prior job-related experience preferred.