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HealthCare Connections, Inc

Histology Technician

Post Date:Nov 01, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:11/1/2018Salary:
Location:US-FL-Tallahassee Job Reference:7669

Histology Technician

Education and Certification

Associate or Bachelor's degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) from a regionally accredited college/university with combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry. HT/L (ASCP) certification.

Employee Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience Required: 2 years 

Maximum Experience Required: 

Degree Required: Associate or Bachelor's degree or 60 semester hours (See above)

Travel Required: No

Manages Others? 

Licensure (if applicable): HT/L (ASCP) certification

Hours/Shift: Nights

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.


Job Description:

Histology Technician

Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida. The Capitol Complex includes the restored Historic Capitol, now a museum with displays on political history. The 1970s Capitol tower offers city views from its 22nd-floor observation deck. Nearby, exhibits at the Museum of Florida History cover European colonization, the Civil War and WWII. The city's antebellum mansions include the 1843 Knott House Museum. Our client is a full service Anatomical Pathology practice that is currently looking for a histology technician to work night shift in their busy laboratory.



Perform routine specimen preparation which involves cutting various tissue types and mounting them on glass slides for examination under the microscope by the pathologist.


Skill Requirements:

Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment

Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens

Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Remove tissue from a preservative solution and removes water from the sample and replaces it with paraffin wax

Embed sample in a larger block of wax to prepare it for slicing, before mounting it on a microtome

Slice, or section, the sample then stain with special dies and mount on a slide for viewing with a microscope


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Contact Information
HealthCare Connections, Inc
Name: HealthCare Connections, Inc.
Ph: (954) 346-4475
FAX: (954) 755-0819

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