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Histology Technician - $1000 Sign-on Bonus

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. Frederick, MD

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

A $1000 Sign-on Bonus is available for this role!

Job Summary

We are seeking a Histology Technician for our site located in Frederick, MD.

The following are responsibilities related to the Histology Technician:

  • Print daily sign-out sheet, date, initial, and hole-punch first thing each morning. Log in cases in numerical order.
  • Each day, the H&E slides, from microtomy that was performed on either the previous afternoon or in the morning, should be placed on a rack.
  • Perform daily check of waste containers. Change out containers and complete tags as appropriate. When there are two full containers, call Chemical Waste Management for pick up and replacement. Dispose of orange bags under the hood when full.
  • Log in submitted wet tissues with date of arrival on the associate white tag then enter it in the Histo Database in numerical order.
  • Load the tissue processor by alternating large and small (mouse) tissues in the order of oldest to newest. RUSH cases are always priority.
  • Embed tissue and clean the area when the work is complete. Put all tools back in their proper places.
  • Perform microtomy and clean the area when the work is complete.
  • Change the first of each solution on the tissue processor on the 15th of every month (i.e. 95%, 100%, 80% etc. should each have the first solution changed).
  • Additional laboratory maintenance should be performed at the end of each month including dumping all solutions from the tissue processor, perform a warm water flush, make alcohol concentrations, and clean work area.
  • Assists in providing training to new technicians, including histology theory and practice, database usage, and general laboratory practices.
  • Actively interacts with customers as required to solve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints and to provide technical assistance.
  • Prepares and submits written reports, charts, logs and inventories as requested by Supervisor. Ensures accurate recording of data.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The following are minimum qualifications related to the Histology Technician position:

  • Education:
    • Associate’s degree (A.A. or A.S.) or equivalent in Biological Sciences or related discipline
    • Or, Bachelor of Science degree (B.A. or B.Sc.) in technically related field (e.g. Biology) preferred
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of one year of related technical experience.
  • Certification/Licensure:
    • ​​​​​​​HT/HTL certification preferred. AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) level or higher or certification within one year of hire or promotion preferred.
Company Description
At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Why Work Here?
Charles River focuses on making sure every employee can grow personally & professionally within our wonderful organization!

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

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