Histotechnician

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Histotechnician to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.


Histotechnician


SUMMARY:
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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepares microscopic slides on human/animal tissue for research/diagnostic purposes; includes processing, 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
  • Maintains daily laboratory notebook 


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Associate’s degree; HT(ASCP) Histotechnican certification preferred.
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience 
  • Knowledge of operation of general laboratory and automated IHC equipment 
  • Understanding of general research concepts
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills 
  • Computer data entry
  • Proficiency in algebraic equations
  • 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 
  • Ability to be proactive and successful in an intense work environment


  • Location: San Diego
  • Type: Contract
  • Job ID: BR283548129