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Histology Technician

Employer
Sonic Healthcare USA
Location
Exeter
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Apr 2024

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Sector
Laboratory Services
Role
Technician
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications: Quality is in our DNA is it in yours? You put the pro in medical laboratory professional. You've got problem–solving instincts, a passion for patient care, and the technical training to deliver quality results. You're also looking for great benefits, the support of an all–star team, and an opportunity to grow your career. Join our front line of ! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions. Location: Exeter, New Hampshire Days: Monday – Friday Hours: 5:00 AM – 1:30 PM Full–time: Benefit Eligible In this role, you will: Prepare sections of human tissue for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis, using techniques to gross(dissect tissue), embed(orient specimen in paraffin block), section(cut thin sections of tissue), stain (enhance contrast of tissue and highlight specific features of interest with routine hematoxylin and eosin stains), and mount tissue( adhere tissue onto glass slides),from surgical procedures. Perform recut and additional stains including special and immunohistochemistry stains, as requested by a Pathologist. Operates computerized laboratory equipment to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax, tissue specimens to be preserved for study by Pathologist. All you need is: Associate's Degree in the field of Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory technology obtained from an accredited institution or equivalent under the 1988 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) guidelines of high complexity testing. OR Education/training equivalent to the above that includes at least 60 semester hours or equivalent from an accredited institution. This education must include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses, or 24 semester hours of science courses that includes 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination. State licensure, if applicable. Certified or eligible for Board of Certification (BOC) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Completion of a Histology program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or minimum of one (1) year experience as a full–time Histology Technician Trainee and competent in the areas of fixation, processing, embedding, microtomy, special stains, immunohistochemistry, grossing and lab operations. We'll give you: Appreciation for your work A feeling of satisfaction that you've helped people Opportunity to grow in your profession Free lab services for you and your dependents Work–life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance Help saving for retirement, with a 401(k) plus a company match A sense of belonging – we're a community! Company: Sonic Anatomic Pathology We also want you to know: This role will have routine access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality, as well as abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when it is required to fulfill job duties. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Work Shift: Job Category: Laboratory Operations Company: Seacoast Pathology Inc Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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