Laboratory Corporation of America Histotechnician in Shelton, Connecticut

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

  • Embed human tissue

  • Perform routine and special microtomy procedures

  • Perform routine and special stains

  • Prepare and discard reagents and material per lab guidelines

  • Operate and maintain tissue processors, embedding instruments and automated 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.

Requirements

License/Certification/Education:

  • Associate's Degree w/1-3 years of experience in Histology or a High School Diploma with 5+ years histology experience.

  • ASCP Board eligible or ASCP certification as a Histotechnician. Candidate will be credentialed through the LabCorp National Office of Quality before being hired. Board eligible candidate will be required to complete the board exam within one year of employment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a team environment, in a laboratory that is operational 24/7.

Shift

1

Schedule

1st Shift Monday-Friday 12:00pm-8:30pm

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.