Histotech

Overladn Park, KS 66223

Posted: 09/11/2018 Profession: Laboratory Job Number: 43790

Job Description

HistotechnologistWell established facility seeking a qualified Histotechnologist to perform the evaluation of tissue through histological procedures. Experience working within dermatology or with Mohs mapping is heavily preferred.We have developed a fun and exciting company culture and are looking for our next team member to continue promoting that type of work environment. We love promoting from within, there is a lot of opportunity for advancement within our facility from a Histotech role!

  • Perform a variety of specialized and complex chemical, histopathological or immunologic procedures.
  • Dehydrate, clear and infiltrate specimens with paraffin using automatic processor.
  • Perform special processing procedures such as nails, bone decalcification, mapping specimens for Mohs and properly embedding for frozen sectioning and prepares fresh tissue for immunofluorescence. M
  • Cuts tissue sections using microtome and cryostat.
  • Prepares frozen section and fixates sections on slides, and prepares slides for staining, as well as prepare all the reagents for stains.
  • Stain slides using variety of stains requiring many complex and delicate procedures and careful control of the staining reaction to achieve precise staining result.
  • Performs non-routine and highly sensitive immunoperoxidase or similar antigen-antibody tests requiring a number of delicate and precise processes.
  • Titrates a serum to obtain appropriate dilution factor and proper use of enzyme digestion.
  • Conducts quality control procedures on equipment, reagent, and products and maintains proper records for quality control reports.
  • Maintains Mohs/Excision logbooks.
  • Assist with cleaning and sterilization of surgical instruments as needed.

Education & Requirements

  • Vocational/Technical Degree or Certification
  • Associates Degree (A.A) or equivalent from a two year college
  • Registered Histological Technician or eligible for registration within one year

Job Type: Full-time

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