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Histology Technician - 3rd Shift
P&C Labs Lexington, KY

Histology Technician - 3rd Shift

P&C Labs
Lexington, KY
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $17 to $30 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Monday - Friday 11PM-7:30AM

Have a degree in biology? Underemployed? Want to put your schooling and interests to good use in a new career?

PCL hires biology-degreed individuals for positions in its rapidly growing pathology practice!

We train qualified applicants for multiple roles (for example, processing tissue specimens) and employ those trainees both during AND after their training.

Career track openings are available. Earn between $17 and $30+ per hour during or after training and get out of your dead-end job!

Call and come talk to us and we will show you what we do and how you can be a part of a great team at PCL!

Job Description

**This posting is for a third shift opening. Monday - Friday, 11PM-7:30AM.**

Education:

Baccalaureate degree in the medical sciences from an accredited college/university.

Preferred Education:

Successful completion of an accredited histotechnology program and ASCP registered.

Experience:

2 years of full time acceptable experience in a histopathology laboratory.

Function and Scope:

The preparation and staining of tissue for diagnosis by a pathologist.

Essential Functions:

  • Receives and accessions all surgical specimens, maintaining the integrity of the specimens throughout the processing.
  • Assist the pathologists in cutting specimens for tissue processing.
  • Decalcifies bone marrow biopsies and other bone specimens thus rendering them free of calcium salts enabling them to be sectioned.
  • Embeds fixed, dehydrated, cleared and infiltrated tissue samples in tissue embedding medium. Precise orientation in embedding mold is essential so that sections can be cut in known correct plane.
  • Prepares 2-4micron thick paraffin sections using the rotary microtome. Must have thorough knowledge of the microtome, the dexterity and sectioning techniques to obtain optimum sections which are free from artifacts, knife marks, compression, etc. for pathologist’s examination.
  • Routine staining which includes the ability to stain slides with routine Hematoxylin & Eosin and knowledge of the automatic stainer
  • Coverslips slides using the Sakura coverslipper.
  • Label slides with correct surgical accession numbers and matching the requisition with the correct slides.
  • Prepare and stain tissue for the identification of bacteria, fungus, cancer, enzymes, antigens or tissue structure abnormalities
  • Prepare all solutions used for special stains and special histological procedures according to handling guidelines of the MSDS sheets and the solution preparation guidelines.
  • Maintain all necessary documentation concerning recording of workload, record keeping, temperature charts, preventative maintenance, etc.
  • Ensure that all completed tissue blocks, and slides are filed in correct numerical order.
  • Responsible for operating and maintaining laboratory equipment to prevent breakdown and repair.
Company Description
P&C Labs offers total anatomic pathology and cytopathology services including all aspects of specimen transport, preparation, immunohistochemistry testing, and final patient reporting. P&C Labs is proud to announce that we now offer Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology!

Pathology and Cytology Laboratories, Inc., and Chipps, Caffrey & Dubilier, P.S.C. are specialists in Anatomic Pathology, Cytopathology, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, GI Pathology, Clinical Laboratory Consultations and Laboratory Medical Directorships. Founded in 1967, Pathology and Cytology Laboratories, Inc. provides the highest quality service and professional expertise to physicians, clinics, and hospitals.

Pathology and Cytology Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, The American Society of Cytology and The Health Care Financing Administration. ASCP registered consulting medical technologists are available upon request for continuing education, seminars, in-service programs, mock laboratory inspections to aid laboratories in their preparation for CAP inspection, JCAHO inspection, and Medicare/State inspections.
Why Work Here?
PCL offers a robust benefits package, a team-centered environment, and tons of opportunity to learn and grow!

P&C Labs offers total anatomic pathology and cytopathology services including all aspects of specimen transport, preparation, immunohistochemistry testing, and final patient reporting. P&C Labs is proud to announce that we now offer Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology! Pathology and Cytology Laboratories, Inc., and Chipps, Caffrey & Dubilier, P.S.C. are specialists in Anatomic Pathology, Cytopathology, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, GI Pathology, Clinical Laboratory Consultations and Laboratory Medical Directorships. Founded in 1967, Pathology and Cytology Laboratories, Inc. provides the highest quality service and professional expertise to physicians, clinics, and hospitals. Pathology and Cytology Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, The American Society of Cytology and The Health Care Financing Administration. ASCP registered consulting medical technologists are available upon request for continuing education, seminars, in-service programs, mock laboratory inspections to aid laboratories in their preparation for CAP inspection, JCAHO inspection, and Medicare/State inspections.

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P&C Labs

290 Big Run Road Lexington

Lexington, KY
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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