Laboratory Corporation of America Histotechnologist in Burlington, North Carolina
We are seeking a Histotechnician/Histotechnologist to work in Burlington, NC. This is a great opportunity to get targeted one-on-one training and hands on experience that will help the individual grow their career within the Histology field.
Job Duties Include:
Performs tissue embedding following established procedures.
Performs routine cutting of paraffin blocks on a rotary microtome.
Prepares reagents following established procedures.
Maintains documentation of workload volume and appropriate records as required by the department, company and various regulatory agencies.
Maintains block files.
Maintains accuracy with correct patient tissue on appropriate assigned slides.
Performs special staining procedures offered in the histology laboratory (automated and manual).
Researches, troubleshoots and resolves inquiries or problems within the laboratory and with LabCorp clients.
Performs reagent QC on routinely used reagents and troubleshoots reagent and instrument failures.
Develops stain troubleshooting skills and develops trouble shooting skills.
Assists with other non-technical duties within the laboratory as requested by the supervisor/manager to meet immediate needs of laboratory.
Performs routine maintenance on laboratory equipment in designated area. This includes cleaning equipment, minor troubleshooting and reporting any irregularities in operation to supervisor/manager.
Maintains appropriate records as required by laboratory, company and various regulatory agencies.
Adheres to the laboratory's safety policies.
Maintains adequate stock of working supplies, notifies team leader or supervisor of shortage.
Helps with inventory procedures.
Participates in required continued education activities.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level
HTL Certifed preferred
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.