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Histotechnologist
Ref No.: 18-00112
Location: West Hills, California
Do you have experience as a Histotechnologist and are looking for a new position in the West Hills or Los Angeles, CA area? Please see below for the following job description:
  • 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

The schedule for this position is Tuesday - Saturday, 6 AM - 2:30 PM.

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