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Histotechnician

HistoWiz
New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Per Diem
Job Description

HistoWiz is a histology service company in NYC that process animal tissue specimens and digitizes the results for biomedical researchers in research and industry. Our intelligent tissue platform facilitates the collaboration between scientists and clinicians and enables discovery by allowing comparison of cancer histopathology data across different laboratories and hospitals around the world.

We have over 1,000 customers from universities (e.g. Cornell, Stanford, Harvard, UCSF), hospitals (e.g. Mount Sinai, MSKCC, Dana-Farber, MD Anderson), foundations (e.g. HHMI, Cancer research UK), biotech and pharmaceutical companies (e.g. Alexion, Regeneron, Jackson Labs). We are profitable, won numerous awards and are funded by prestigious investors. Our mission is to fight cancer cooperatively instead of individually.

We are looking for a Histotechnician with extensive experience in research specimens to join the team, in a full-time or a per diem capacity. Under the general direction and supervision of the Laboratory Manager, the Histotechnician will apply a working knowledge of Histotechnician-related duties and tasks to complete the daily assigned Histology workload.

Main duties:

  • Perform routine and special histological procedures involving specimen accessioning, grossing, processing, embedding, sectioning, staining (routine and special).
  • Follow strict SOP and complete required job-related training as necessary.
  • Evaluate, modify, or develop procedures to meet special requirements of particular research studies.
  • Maintain accurate records of all specimens worked with.
  • Documentation of all work progress in our Laboratory Information Systems
  • Design and recommend processes, systems, and operational changes to increase efficiency and effectiveness

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in biological sciences or a related subject plus at least two years of technical experience in a histology laboratory
  • Certification as a Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) is desirable but not required
  • Experience in preclinical research setting preferred
  • Flexible work schedule and ability to work a late / weekend shift preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented, careful and have high integrity and discipline
  • Excellent communication skills and work well in a team environment

Benefits

We believe in investing in our employees professional development, and encourage networking within the bioscience, tech, and startup communities for all our employees and collaborators. Compensation is top-notch and stock option is available for outstanding employees, commensurate with the impact you have within our organization and for the scientific community overall.

  • 100% coverage on employee health and dental insurance
  • STARTUP NY benefits (exempt from New York State personal income tax, New York City resident income tax, Yonkers resident income tax surcharge, and Yonkers nonresident earnings tax)
  • NY Commuter benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k/Retirement planning
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • Company social events

HistoWiz

Address

New York, NY
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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