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Laboratory Corporation of America Histotechnician in Shelton, Connecticut

Dianon Pathology, part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group, is a leading provider of anatomic pathology with subspecialty expertise in Dermatopathology, Gastrointestinal pathology, Gyn Pathology and Uropathology. Dianon has 30 years of experience providing specialized anatomic pathology services to physician practices and hospitals.

LabCorp is seeking a Histotechnician/Histotechnologist to work in our Histology laboratory in Shelton, CT! 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.

The Histotechnician will be responsible for performing all technical duties related to the production of histo-pathological slides.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Prepare slides for pathologist and external clients for interpretation

  • Perform routine and special microtomy procedures

  • Perform routine H&E stains, IHC and special stains

  • Perform routine tissue embedding

  • Perform Quality control of histology stains

  • Operate and maintain histology equipment not limited to tissue processors, and automated staining platform

  • Aid in troubleshoot and resolving inquiries or problems within the laboratory follow all technical standard operating procedures.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Record keeping

  • Ensures the Sign-out log is maintained daily and filed appropriately.

  • Maintains numeric data on lab test output.

  • Makes sure all reagents and solutions are properly dated and labeled.

  • Answers phone inquiries and take messages.

  • Inventory Control--Ensures a consistent supply of reagents and consumables is always on hand.

  • Generates incident reports when appropriate.

Environment/Safety

  • Responsible for the knowledge and practice of safety SOP's in the laboratory.

  • Complete all required EHS training

  • Wear appropriate PPE as required

  • Comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, LC EHS policies / procedures and the requirements of accrediting organizations

  • Conduct work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner

Personal Work Contacts

  • Reports to and takes direction from the Shift Supervisor.

  • Takes direction from the professional and medical staff.

  • Trains technicians and lab assistants assigned to the Histology laboratory.

  • Interfaces with other laboratory and operational departments for specimen processing and other cooperative efforts.

  • Maintains a pleasant, cooperative and respectful relationship with co-workers and all staff.

  • Requirements; Associates of Science's degree with 1-3 years of experience in histology, or a graduate of an accredited Histotechnology school/program with a minimum of 1 year of experience, or a high school diploma with 5+ years of histology experience.

  • HT/HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.

  • State Personnel licensure (when applicable)

Requirements

Job Qualifications

  • Requirements; Associates of Science's degree with 1-3 years of experience in histology, or a graduate of an accredited Histotechnology school/program with a minimum of 1 year of experience, or a high school diploma with 5+ years of histology experience.

  • HT/HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.

  • State Personnel licensure (when applicable)

Shift

2

Schedule

Tuesday-Saturday 6:00pm-2:30am

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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