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IHC Histotechnician

KA Recruiting Inc.

Last Updated: 9/13/21

Job Description

Full-time IHC Technologist needed!
(Reference Code: KAM)

Histotechnician IHC: 3:00pm-11:30pm (Monday thru Friday)

Position Summary: Under the general direction and supervision of Senior Histology Laboratory personnel, the IHC Histotechnician will effectively apply a “general” working knowledge and skill of designated related duties and tasks, in support of the Department as a whole, to complete the daily assigned Histology workload.

Must possess a thorough working knowledge of the IHC staining procedures, Histochemical staining procedure and routine Histology procedures sufficient to accomplish the following:
- Perform routine preventive maintenance procedures.
- Perform antibody and equipment validations
- Operation automated IHC stainer and cover slipper(s)
- Troubleshoot quality issues
- Create and or monitor essential documents through the daily operation
- Exchange instrument specific reagents at designated intervals.
- Timely completion of instrument specific QC documentation when applicable.
- Daily maintenance of Lab and instrumentation in all aspects.
- Proper handling and disposal of chemical waste.
- Immediate notification to supervisory personnel of malfunctioning instrumentation.
- QC/QA of all antibodies.
- Timely distribution of completed patient materials to assigned pathologists.
- Immediate notification of existing and/or potential problems to the proper authority
- Assist supervisor with day-to-day administration of Histology Laboratory duties including compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to histology
- Adhere to workload requirements, including QA, Microtomy, Staining
- Maintain accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Temperature Logs, etc.)
- Assist product line leaders with responding to questions and problems.
- Evaluate new equipment and procedures.
- Review slides for overall quality of preparation such as staining intensity, proper cover slipping and stain artifacts to help insure accurate diagnosis.

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in science
5+ years of experience in QIHC
NY State license – Laboratory Technologist
HT/HTL ASCP certification
Knowledge of IHC – Special Stains
Knowledge of screening/QC IHC stains

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!
For more information, please submit your resume for review.

Company Details

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
We are a permanent placement healthcare recruiting company located in Boston, MA. We work with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of laboratory professionals, imaging professionals, rehabilitation professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse leaders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare IT professional...