• Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #37584

Job Description
Location: Houston, TX
Salary: $20 – $27/hr
Schedule: M-F, 8am – 5pm
Contract to hire


Exciting opportunity to join a research organization that works on a wide range of projects including clinical, diagnostics, therapeutics, and more.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Process sections of body tissue by accessioning, frozen section, assist with grossing, fixation, dehydration, embedding, microtomy, decalcification, coverslipping, routine HE staining, special staining, and immunohistochemistry
  • Prepare tissue specimens for both immediate and routine microscopic examination and evaluation
  • Be able to run auto scanners
  • Identify tissue structures and their staining characteristics
  • Perform and monitor quality control within predetermined limits
  • Responsible compliance with all OSHA, CAP, safety, and HIPAA regulations


Minimum Required:

  • Biology related BS degree
  • Preferred: Histologist (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) certified by ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or HT certification eligible with certification obtained within 6 months of hire

Other Required:

  • At times may come in contact with viral and bacterial infections, exposure to blood borne pathogens and occasional exposure to toxic substances
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