The Clinical Lab Services Histotechnician works in the Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource (CPMPSR) at the College of Veterinary Medicine. The histotechnician is responsible for receiving and preparing animal tissues for routine histopathologic assessment for clinical diagnostic and research purposes through processing and embedding tissues, microtomy, and staining and coverslipping slides for assessment; logging specimens into computer systems (eRAMP); performing special stains under direction of histotechnologist; assisting with daily operations of laboratory; assisting with scanning and computer-based images; assisting with ordering, receiving, labeling, and stocking incoming supplies and reagents; assisting with maintaining laboratory records and control library; completing and organizing paperwork; monitoring equipment maintenance; preparing and changing reagents and properly disposing of chemical waste; assisting with training personnel as needed; and other duties as assigned. Successful completion of a university background check is required.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Physical Requirements: Sitting/staring at computer screens for long periods of time, exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste. Must be HT (ASCP) certified or obtain certification within one year of hire date.
This position has been reposted.
Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; must be HT (ASCP) certified or obtain certification within one year of hire date.
Energetic, customer service-oriented, self-directed and self-motivated individual able to work in high volume, fast-paced environment with good written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency.
Target Salary: $19.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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