Laboratory Corporation of America Histotechnician/Histotechnoloigst (Medical Technologist) in Worcester, Massachusetts

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Process human tissue and body fluid specimens in preparation for microscopic exam

  • Perform technical duties related to the production of histopathological slides of surgical specimens

  • Properly orient and embed surgical tissue specimens

  • Section the embedded tissue, using a microtome and mount the section properly on a microscope slide

  • Process mounted sections through routine staining procedures

  • Perform various immunohistochemicalon formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections

  • Process mounted sections through special staining procedures and prepare the stains and reagents needed for these special procedures

  • Operate and maintain manual and automated instruments

  • Perform and document equipment maintenance as needed

  • Record equipment log data in an accurate and timely manner

  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and document all quality control activities

  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, analysis and reporting

  • Identify and document problems that may adversely affect test performance and perform corrective actions when needed

  • Effectively communicate with histology team members


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree is required

  • Experience in routine histology is required

  • Previous experience utilizing standard histology equipment

  • Experience embedding both large and small specimens is a plus

  • Ability to accurately read all labels and documents

  • Experience working in a high volume laboratory environment

  • Familiarity with laboratory SOPs and safety protocol




Monday - Friday (4:30am - 1:00pm)

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.