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Histology Technician

Posted: 16-Jul-2018

Job Title: Histology Technician

Employer Name
Associated Pathology Medical Group

Employer Details
Associated Pathology Medical Group (APMG) is a full service outpatient anatomic and clinical pathology laboratory. We have been in business since 1956 serving physicians throughout California with the highest quality and with the upmost courtesy and efficiency. We are the longest standing independent pathology practice in Silicon Valley.

Employer Website: apmglab.com

Location: Los Gatos, CA 95032
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time, Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 
Shift: (AM shift: 2AM - 10:30AM) or (PM shift: 2PM -10:30PM)

Key Responsibilities

AM Shift:

  • Prepare the H&E stainer
  • Type IHC labels
  • Make copies of log sheet
  • Start carry over IHC/Specials from PM Embedding Cutting
  • Start QC on finished IHC/Specials Stain HP/PAS/PasD

PM Shift:

  • Prepare the water baths
  • Filter Hematoxylin and Eosin
  • Prepare autostainer
  • Prepare the IHC buffer solutions
  • Turn on all equipment
  • Disinfect working area before use -Check for recuts, specials stain and IHC stain request from the day before and complete requests QC the test H&E control slide stain before running the routine H&E slides
  • QC all outgoing H&E, IHC, special stains and recuts slides before presenting to the pathologist and couriers to be delivered
  • Cutting paraffin blocks and cross-check against the log sheet
  • Ensure all blocks are cut according to the delivery time
  • Perform special stains, IHC stains and recuts requested for the day
  • Oversee the update of all the daily log sheets and charts
  • Maintenance of instrument after use
  • Overseeing refilling of new/old blocks and slides, ordering blocks and slides from offsite storage and ordering supplies

Instructions for applying
Please submit your resume to: careers@apmglab.com


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