Histotechnologist I *Per Diem* - Denver, CO req60832 at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Denver, Colorado





Job Description:

Job Description



Position: Histotechnologist l




Location: Denver




Schedule: On call,Weekday evenings as needed




JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures.


  • Capable of performing all of the duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnician I and II.


  • Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.


  • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.


  • Ensure proper tissue processing.


  • Embed processed tissue in paraffin.


  • Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.


  • Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.


  • Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.


  • Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.


  • Obtain and validate tissue used in special stains.


  • Perform all special stain procedures.


  • May prepare solutions and reagents for IHC procedures.


  • May obtain and validate control material used in IHC procedures.


  • May perform IHC testing.


  • Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.


  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot minor equipment failures. Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests.


  • Provide training and guidance to Histotechnicians, students and lab aides.


  • Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies and document all quality control activities.


  • Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.


  • Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.


  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.


  • Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.



JOB REQUIREMENTS:



Education:

  • AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience


Work Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience as a Histotechnician Special Requirements: HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)


Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to stay focused under stressful conditions


  • Can receive constructive feedback


  • Respond to unexpected change without loss of motivation


  • Can work with a team with diversified backgrounds


  • Accept additional responsibilities with a positive attitude


  • Self-discipline


  • Ability for tolerance and stamina


  • Ability to sit in one position for long periods of time.


  • Good motor skills.


  • Hand eye coordination


  • Ability to maintain repetitive motion tasks.


Key Word Search: Histology, IHC, Grossing, Embedding, Microtomy, Histotechnician, Histotechnologist


Hourly Wage Estimate: $22.77 - $37.55


Benefits Information: Quest Diagnostics provides employees the opportunity to invest in the future through a 401(k) Plan with eligibility for all employees after one month, and after one year, a fully vested company match up to 5% of pay

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