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Histology Technician

Posted: 13-Oct-2017

Job Title: Histology Technician

Shift: 9:00pm – 6:00am

Employer Name: Yosemite Pathology Medical Group

Job Duties: Including, but not limited to PM shift HT duties Evening Prep – Turn on equipment, set-up waterbaths, stainer Record processor numbers/times and totals for workflow purposes Print doctor requests from Orchard and deal with any special cases like STATs, complaints…etc., pull blocks and prepare for cutting Embed until the Orchard paperwork is ready and then begin cutting IHCs When IHC cutting phase is complete, make sure that all the loose ends are tied up (Inform Immuno of any missing cases that may have been placed on the routine runs) Help with embedding of the remaining cassettes and/or cutting the Doctor Requests Assign all the prostate cases (PIN-4) to be cut Help the day shift with embedding/cutting until time to go The ideal candidate will be willing to take on new challenges, have a proven record for producing results, be willing to learn and grow with the company. We take great pride in our services and our employees. YPMG provides a competitive salary, an exciting work environment, and a full range of outstanding benefits along with unbridled support to help our employees succeed. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been seeking, we want to hear from you!

Instructions for applying
Email: Ataylor@ypmg.com

 


Research Associate III

Posted: 19-September-2017

Job Title: Research Associate III

Employer Name/Details

When the work you do every day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fourth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of world-class healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals Job Description The candidate will be responsible for all stages of histology-related tissue processing: including processing, embedding, sectioning, staining as well as quality control/quality assurance. The candidate will also be responsible for laboratory management-related duties including: maintaining and ordering supplies for the lab, tracking the flow of histology jobs thought the lab, generating and submitting recharge invoices, and communicating with client staff and faculty as needed. Experience with special histological stains, enzyme histochemistry, and immunohistochemistry are highly desirable.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform procedures (approximately 55% effort): Perform procedures within the scope of practice for a Senior Histotechnologist/Research Technologist, including: (i) proper special fixative procedures, ensuring proper tissue processing, evaluation of unstained section quality, correctly' preparing special stains and solutions, correctly performing and evaluating special stains, and various other specialized histology-related procedures; (ii) prepare microscopic slides from animal and human tissues, including grossing, embedding/tissue orientation, sectioning of tissue paraffin blocks, sectioning of fresh frozen, fixed frozen tissue with preparation of microscopic slides, staining (manual and automated) and submission of slides to investigator/client; (iii) analyze and correct problems and complete all tasks within targeted turn-around times.

Laboratory management (approximately 20% effort): Customer service, histology troubleshooting, supervision and daily duty assignments for 1-2 histotechnologists in the histology lab. Tracking job progress, job workflow management, lab organization including: maintaining detailed records of projects and lab supplies, ensuring optimal turn-around time of lab projects, maintaining and operating laboratory equipment according to manufacturer recommendations and procedures. Obtaining sales quotes for lab equipment and supplies, reviews and adjusts expenses to decrease costs. Oversees repair and maintenance of all lab equipment. Ensures that lab supplies are ordered, ready and available when necessary. Creates and maintains lab manuals related to operating, safety, and regulatory requirements.

Project management (approximately 10% of effort): Accessioning new projects, tracking progress and ensuring optimal turn-around time on completed jobs. Oversee and manage lab databases, including ensuring that experiments are properly logged and that data are collected and entered correctly.

Training and Development (approximately 10% of effort): Assist research clients with histology-related experiments including mouse necropsy questions and procedures. Respond to email inquiries and maintaining laboratory communication and project update with investigators' lab staff as required.

Lab Safety (approximately 5% of effort): Follow established bloodborne pathogen safety and hazardous materials handling procedures and standard precautions at all times. Monitor and ensure proper disposal of biohazardous wastes/hazardous chemicals following laboratory safety guidelines consistent with CSMC and Environmental Health Safety requirements

 

Educational Requirements:

Minimal education requirements:

1. BS degree, in biology, chemistry or health-related field or equivalent.
2. Candidate must have 3+ years in a research laboratory setting and must have strong histology training, with proven ability to efficiently process, embed, cut and stain paraffin and frozen tissue sections.
Minimum competencies:
1. Must have computer and medical terminology skills.
2. Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
3. Ability to perform well in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment

License/Certification/Registration Requirements: ASCP HT certification or equivalent

Experience: 3-5 years experience in a research laboratory setting 3-5 years experience in processing specimen samples and histology 3-5 years good laboratory practices

Instructions for applying:
www.cedars-sinai.edu/careers
Requisition number 27616


 


Anatomic Pathology Supervisor or Quality Histology technologist

Posted: 10-July-2017*

Anatomic Pathology Supervisor or Quality Histology technologist Available in Orange county area.

Salary full time 100k annually or more depending on
experience and qualifications. CLS license preferred!

Why Kelly?
As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
  • Career guides, information, and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans
  • Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Apply Today! Email resume to Stephanie.chong@kellyscientific.com or Call directly at 747-235-9773


 


Histologist (per diem, all shifts)

Posted: 26-June-2017

Job Title: Histologist (per diem, all shifts)

Employer Name/Details: El Camino Hospital- Histologist openings

Job Description

Under general supervision by the Medical Director and Histology Supervisor, the Histotechnologist performs specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, routine, special and immunohistochemistry stains. Duties include completion of quality control records, maintenance of supplies and reagents and performance of general preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment. Must be able to work all-shifts. Shift start times/hours vary. This is an enterprise position. Will be expected, as needed, to accept work assignments across departments or El Camino Hospital campuses (Mountain View and Los Gatos) or locations within a 15-mile radius. Associates degree in life science required. Bachelor's degree preferred. ASCP histopathology certification (HT or HTL) preferred. Two years of experience as a histotechnologist in a high-volume hospital histology laboratory within the last five years. Ability to perform in high-volume (cut 100 blocks/shift) laboratory. Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision.

Instructions for applying: www.elcaminohospital.org


 


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