Histotechnician II (19-00468) – AZ – Tucson

POSITION SUMMARY:
–        At least 3 years experience as a histotechnician or histotechnologist working in a laboratory where histotechniques are being used. To support the functions of TDx Laboratory Operations or other Company histology laboratories In the performance of routine and advanced histotechniques. 
–        Routine histotechniques such as grossing, processing tissue, embedding, microtomy and/or cryotomy, H&E staining, coverslipping, IHC and ISH using Company platforms.  
–        Maintaining lab records and equipment.
–        Validation of new lots of antibody and detection kits
–        Dilute antibodies
–        Validation of new control material
–        Maintains quality by controlling tissues, fixative, slides and stains; prepares stains, buffers and reagents.

REQUIRED:
Biggest emphasis: Skilled in microtomy (quality and speed). 
–        Experienced in routine histotechniques.
–        Experienced performing IHC, control material selection and validation.
–        Experienced in making antibody dilutions, validation of new lots of antibodies and detection kits.
–        Develop new antibody protocols in accordance with CLIA and CAP requirements.
–        Ability to access stained control material for relevance to biomarker.r
–        Understanding of CAP compliance.
–        Read, analyze, and interpret Operating Procedures, instructions, technical procedures.
–        Maintain QC/QA data records. 
–        Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
–        Computer Skills: Proficient at Microsoft Office, and use of email.

EDUCATION:
–        Graduate of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program or HT/HTL Board eligible (via any route specified by ASCP).
–         Current HT or HTL (ASCP) certification. 
–        Evidence that the individual is enrolled in the Certificate Maintenance Program (if applicable) and is continuing education in the field of histology, immunochemistry and insitu-hybridization. 
–        Associates Degree preferred.
 
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