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Histotechnician II (SC4) in Tucson, AZ at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/1/2019

Job Description

Job ID: 51625

Histotechnician II. Our Tucson, AZ client is currently seeking a Histotechnician II contractor to support the functions of TDx Laboratory Operations or other histology laboratories In the performance of routine and advanced histotechniques. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Routine histotechniques such as grossing, processing tissue, embedding, microtomy and/or cryotomy, H&E staining, coverslipping, IHC and ISH using client platforms.  
  • Maintaining lab records and equipment.
  • Validation of new lots of antibody and detection kits
  • Dilute antibodies
  • Validation of new control material
  • Maintains quality by controlling tissues, fixative, slides and stains; prepares stains, buffers and reagents.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Biggest emphasis: Skilled in microtomy (quality and speed). 
  • Experienced in routine histotechniques.
  • Experienced performing IHC, control material selection and validation.
  • Experienced in making antibody dilutions, validation of new lots of antibodies and detection kits.
  • Develop new antibody protocols in accordance with CLIA and CAP requirements.
  • Ability to access stained control material for relevance to biomarker.r
  • Understanding of CAP compliance.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret Operating Procedures, instructions, technical procedures.
  • Maintain QC/QA data records. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient at Microsoft Office, and use of email.
  • Graduate of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program or HT/HTL Board eligible (via any route specified by ASCP).
  • Current HT or HTL (ASCP) certification. 
  • Evidence that the individual is enrolled in the Certificate Maintenance Program (if applicable) and is continuing education in the field of histology, immunochemistry and insitu-hybridization. 
  • Associates Degree preferred.
  • At least 3 years experience as a histotechnician or histotechnologist working in a laboratory where histotechniques are being used.  

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