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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.

Requirements

  • 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

Shift

1

Schedule

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.

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