Histotechnologist Part Time

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #40795
  • City: Chicago
  • State: IL

We are seeking a Histotechnician for a technology company located in Chicago, IL! Our client is open to those that are looking for long-term contract work.  Needing coverage for Thursday-Sunday evenings after 3pm.  Upwards of 32 hours per week and flexible based on candidates’ availability.  This role will start immediately, apply now today!

What You’ll Do:

  • Preparation of both unstained and stained slides from 
  • Utilize microtome, water bath, automated stainer, automated cover slipper , tissue processors, and embedding centers
  • Determine appropriate block orientation and alignment, knife angles, and settings to obtain representative sections
  • Maintain specimen integrity through proper identification of samples, slides and folders
  • Cut frozen sections using a cryostat, stain samples for pathologists to review
  • Collaborate with in-house pathologists and pathology lab coordinators for slide quality review
  • Track work completed using a custom Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and record maintenance regularly
  • Approach work with safety and diligence and follow safety requirements of the laboratory
  • Perform routine workflows without direct guidance
  • Reliably produce quality finished products
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Histology team to accomplish daily cutting and staining deadlines
  • Communicate effectively with pathologists, members of the histology team, and other associated teams as relates to workflow needs
  • Seek assistance from the lead, supervisor, and/or manager when problems or mistakes arise
  • Report issues with instrumentation, samples, or the lab itself in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification not required
  • Associates preferred
  • Previous histology experience preferred
  • Laboratory
    • Knowledge of CAP regulations
    • Experience with pathology laboratory SOPs and protocols
    • Comfort with laboratory safety and training
    • Demonstrates problem solving skills in the laboratory
    • Good communication and organization skills
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