Laboratory Corporation of America Technician in Shelton, Connecticut

Performs all technical duties related to the production of histo-pathological slides to include but not limited to:

  • Perform ancillary tasks pertaining to all histological technical processes.

  • Embed human tissue.

  • Perform basic level of microtomy, routine and special stains.

  • Prepare and discard reagents and material per lab guidelines.

  • Operate and maintain tissue processors, embedding instruments, microtome and automated routine H& E staining instruments.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on all histological instruments.

  • Maintain logs, QC routine and special stains.

  • Follow all technical standard operating procedures.

  • Perform additional job functions required and requested by lab supervisor/manager/director.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Requires an AAS degree in a life science OR a high school diploma with 1-2 years of clinical lab experience and completion of training in microtomy.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

  • Experience in histology.

  • Knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.

  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.




3rd Shift Monday-Friday 1:00am-9:30am

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.