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Histotechnologist
Ref No.: 18-03991
Location: West Hills, California
Start Date / End Date: 04/23/2018 to 07/22/2018
Duration:0-3 month(s)

Description/Comment: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 coverslipping 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. Provide training and guidance to Histotechnicians, students and lab aides. Adhere to laboratoryy ´s quality control policies and document all quality control activities. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area. Other duties, as assigned by supervisor. Previous histotech background required. BS, ASCP HT