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Research Associate II - Histotechnologist

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 03/14/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 552768 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • This individual will work in the Histology Laboratory within the Pathology Labs Department, performing a variety of histological techniques (accessioning, trimming/grossing, decalcification if needed, tissue processing, embedding of blocks into paraffin, sectioning of paraffin-embedded blocks and H&E staining), bagging residual tissues for archiving, filing slides and paraffin blocks and database entries.
  • Other lab duties include equipment maintenance (H&E stainer set-up and tissue processor reagent change) and ordering supplies and reagents. We need an individual who understands the importance of accuracy in our work.Skills:
  • At least one year of experience working in a histology lab, especially with paraffin sectioning.
  • Other histological skills such as grossing, tissue processing, embedding, and staining are required.
  • Willingness to work with fixed veterinary tissues.
  • Good computer skills and a working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to lift at least 10 lbs.
  • Certification as a Histotechnician, HT (ASCP) or Histotechnologist, HTL (ASCP) is desired but not required.
  • Education: AA or BA/BS or equivalent experience

Pay Rate Range: $40-50/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 
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