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Histology Technician/ MOHS

Location : Seattle
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 12287
Start Date : 08/09/2017
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : BS
Job Category : Select a Value

Job Description :
GLC Government Services is seeking a Histologic Technician or  Histotechnologist  with Mohs experience to provide technical services at the VA Medical Center  in Seattle, WA within the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PLMS) Anatomic Pathology Section and the Dermatology Mohs Microsurgery. 

 

Full time. Monday – Friday. 7:30am – 4:00pm. 

 

Job Description: 

Must be able to perform accessioning, paraffin processing, embedding, routing staining  Must be knowledgeable in special stains such as silver stains, connective tissue, bacteria, carbohydrates, pigments, and minerals. 

Familiarity with immunohistochemistry required 

Able to perform daily maintenance on a variety of histology instruments including cryostats, processors, embedding units, microtomes, strainers, and cover slippers 

Competent to recognize instrument malfunctions and immediately report problems 

Proficient in sustaining maintenance records on a daily basis 

Capable of reading standard operating procedures and adhering them 

Communicate clearly the daily status and problems about the laboratory output to team members, pathologists, and senior management of the service. 

Must be computer literate 

Maintain and run controls with special procedures to check any discrepancies and take necessary action to correct false positive results 

Log all surgical pathology and cytology materials accurately into the computer, set up and monitor quality control, prepare reagents, controls, and standard solutions, verify correct instrument operation and calibrate instrumentation when necessary 

Surgical specimens from the previous day are to be finished (embedding through staining) by the following day 

Frozen sections are to be finished within 20-40 minutes 

Re-cuts and special stains are to be completed by the end of the following work day 

Cytology preps are to be done within 24-48 hours of established workdays upon receipt of specimen 

 

Benefits:

Paid Vacation

Holiday Pay

Group Health Insurance

Weekly Pay

Direct Deposit
Required Qualifications :

Requirements: 

Experienced in mapping and cutting MOHs frozen sections

High School graduate with a minimum of two years science education at the college level. 

Completed a certified histology training program 

Minimum one-year experience in the histology field in a clinical anatomic pathology laboratory setting 

Histology Technician and/or Histology Technologist registered, or eligibility pending within three months of start date. 

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