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Histotechnologist II
Ref No.: 20-00136
Category: Biotechnology
Location: La Jolla, California
Under direction of Pathologists, Manager and Supervisor, performs technical procedures within the histology laboratory section of Pathology Laboratory, including tissue accessioning & tracking, tissue processing, tissue embedding, microtomy and staining (routine and special), immunofluorescence, equipment preventive maintenance, quality control, etc. May assist with technical procedures within the Electron Microscopy. Cross-trained in Immunohistochemistry lab section. Assists with inventory, supplies, data gathering/reports, slide & FFPE block filing/retrieval, clerical, telephone and communication with laboratory customers, Pathologists, residents and others.

  • Must have at least two to three (2 - 3) years of experience as a histologist within a pathology laboratory.
  • Histotechnician or Histotechnology certification by A.S.C.P.
  • Previous experience in an academic hospital setting.
  • Special stains experience.
  • Trouble shooting histology equipment experience.
  • Immunohistochemical staining experience.
  • Experience in a high volume lab.
  • Experience with Ventana Benchmark Special Stainer or Ultra, Sakura VIP and Leica Peloris tissue processors.
  • Experience with hospital LIS, Outlook, and tracking software.