This is a contract job opportunity
Position: Histotechnician 3922
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Schedule: 1st shift
|Mon-Fri. can select from the following schedules: 4am-12:30pm, 5am-1:30pm, or 6am-2:30pm
Projected duration: 3 months with possibility of extension
flu & covid vaccination required
The histotechnician will perform all routine and special paraffin histotechnology duties in our state of the art, CAP-certified pathology laboratory. Under the guidance of a Senior or Lead Histotechnologist, you will provide high quality diagnostic material within established turn-around-times.
Position Responsibilities: Embeds, cuts, stains and performs other tasks required to process tissue in the Immunohistochemistry laboratory. Performs accurate gross description on tissue samples. Perform quality control procedures established for each method and maintains accurate records.Operates all instruments/ equipment according to accepted written procedures and recognizes and identifies instrument/ equipment problems. Meets acceptable turnaround time and productivity standards for the section.Recognizes testing errors/discrepancies or problems and notifies appropriate personnel; assists in problem resolution. Record, transcribe, and maintain records of patient test results according to protocol.Assist other personnel with identifying and analyzing inconsistent and abnormal results. Review accuracy and completeness of results prior to releasing in the Laboratory Information System.Complete routine and STAT testing within acceptable turn-around time guidelines.
Required:Associate degree in medical technology, chemistry, biology, or related life scienceFormal training in Histology from an accredited program (720 hours). Meets CLIA personnel standard criteria.Skills in microtomy, grossing, processing, embedding, cutting and routine special staining techniques.
2+ years of experience
HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) Preferred