Histotech II

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Summary Supports the functions of histology in the performance of routine histotechniques and maintains high level of professional expertise through familiarity with advances in histotechniques. Follows standard procedures and safety policies in performing the tasks and utilizes good documentation practices for maintaining records. Responsibilities Performs grossing clinical samples without direct supervision of a pathologist. Performs tissue processing, cell block preparation, embedding, microtomy and slide staining. Performs accessioning as assigned. Screens tissue, prepares control tissue, and performs instrument and equipment validation. Performs antibody titers, dilutions and reagent lot verification staining. Maintains instruments and/ or laboratory equipment. Performs complex technologies as required. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Associate's Degree in laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, or major in Histology required PLUS 3 years of experience as a histotechnician or histotechnologist working in a lab where histotechniques are being used is required Current HT or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred HT/ HTL board eligible preferred Knowledge, Skill and Ability Solid working knowledge of IHC theory and troubleshooting, and basic IHC and routine histology and IHC quality control documentation. Experienced in routine histotechniques Ability to perform grossing of clinical biopsy samples, processing, embedding, microtomy, H&E staining and coverslipping of the same. Skilled with use of word processing and email use. Ability to perform IHC staining on automated staining platforms Ability to perform antibody screening, titration and testing condition optimization Ability to maintain IHC instrument and troubleshooting Basic knowledge on antibody development and other immuno essays preferred Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at US.Accommodation@roche.com.

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