Histotechnician

Histotechnician


Job ID: 9262942

Seattle, WA, US

Scientific

High School or equivalent

Full Time, Temporary

$35-42/hour

Experienced (Non-Manager)

On-site

Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

First Shift (Day)

Seattle, WA, US

$35-42/hour

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Full Time, Temporary

Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

On-site

Scientific

High School or equivalent

First Shift (Day)

Job details

Kelly is hiring for a Histotechnician position with one of our clients in Seattle, WA.
 

  • Full Time- W2

  • 3 months contract (Potential to be extended or converted)

  • 3rd Shift. Mon – Fri 1am – 9:30pm

  • $35+/hour - negotiable depending on experience

Job Description:
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.

  • 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

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree in medical technology, chemistry, biology, or related life science

  • Formal training in Histology from an accredited program (720 hours) State Licensure, where applicable (CA, FL, NY require licensing)

  • Meets CLIA personnel standard criteria.

  • Skills in microtomy, grossing, processing, embedding, cutting and routine special staining techniques.

  • 0-2 years of experience preferred

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please apply online to be considered for the position.
 
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