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Histology Tech – 1st Shift

  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #36731

We are looking for a histotech to join a clinical laboratory to that has been around for over 70 years and continues to offer the highest quality lab services!

Pay: $21-$34/hr

Schedule: Mon-Fri 5a-1:30p

Type of Job: Temp to hire

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Primary: Embedding; microtomy, cuts and mounts paraffin sections onto microscopic slides
  • Prepares slides for routine H & E and special stain procedures
  • Cover slips and routes slides and protocols to pathologists
  • Maintains records and documentation required to manage the daily workflow and provide QC/QA monitors
  • Must be able to troubleshoot areas of processing, embedding, cutting, staining
  • Must have the capability of flexing schedule to accommodate workload to include weekend coverage
  • Files paraffin blocks and microscopic slides
  • Special Stains rotation

Requirements

Education/Certification:

  • Graduation from a school of Histotechnology accredited by CAHEA/NAACLS AND HT (ASCP) OR HTL (ASCP) certification

Experience:

  • Minimum – ASCP certification and two years’ experience in a fast paced, high-volume laboratory with documented special stain and immunohistochemistry experience
  • Preferred – ASCP certification and two plus years in a fast paced, high-volume laboratory with documented special stain and immunohistochemistry experience
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