Histotechnician - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general supervision, prepares microscopic tissue slides for diagnostic/research purposes; performs tissue stains to assist in diagnosis; handles specimen accessioning; maintains laboratory and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of programming and operation of general laboratory and automated JHC equipment
Research skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to operate personal computer
Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically
Ability to maintain records
Ability to use microscope, cryostat, tissue processors, and stainers
Ability/willingness to adhere to the established departmental service standards

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree; HT Histotechnican certification preferred.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares microscopic slides on human/animal tissue for research/diagnostic purposes; includes fixation, dehydration, infiltration, embedding, microtomy, and mounting to include both paraffin processed tissue and frozen sectioning.

Performs histochemical and immunohistochemical stains on a variety of tissues to assist in diagnosis.

Processes specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized data entry.

Prepares and maintains all necessary reagents, including stains, alcohols, and paraffins according to proper specifications.

Maintains laboratory, equipment, and accurate records of quality assurance control; assists with teaching and implementation of new procedures.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Pathology
  • Histotechnician
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Medical Center Staff
  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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