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Histology Tech (HT/HTL)
Ref No.: 19-00706
Category: Biotechnology
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Perform routine histopathological tests in a clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform routine and special paraffin sections of surgical and autopsy tissue for microscopic examination in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Prepare equipment and reagents for processing, embedding, microtome cutting and mounting of tissue; perform routine and special staining techniques.
  • Label, file, discard and maintain records of tissue samples and containers, tissue processing cassettes, final paraffin blocks and slides.
  • Label and record slides of specimens received; provide specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the pathologist.
  • Obtain and log specimens from the operating rooms and other areas as required.
  • Perform frozen cytostat sectioning.
  • Set up equipment, instruments, reagents and apparatus for specific laboratory techniques.
  • Perform various Quality Control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Utilize various hospital information systems and software.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications:
  • BS/BA Degree
  • Registered or registry eligible as HT/HTL ASCP
  • Demonstrated competency in histological laboratory skills.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks on routine and special material.