The Histotechnician reports to the Office Manager. No supervisory responsibilities unless otherwise assigned. He or She performs routine and special procedures. Keeps the manager and Physicians regularly informed about the work in progress and any problems that may occur.
Essential Job Duties and Accountabilities: As assigned but not limited to the following:
Skills: Must have the skills equivalent to those taught in an accredited Histotechnology program. Basic knowledge and understanding of computers. Ability to read and understand written protocols, lab reference manuals and memos. Manager large volumes of work accurately. Effective interpersonal skills.
Experience: 1-2 years in the field of histotechnology. Two years of special stain experience preferred.
Education: HT(ASCP) registered or eligible or High School graduate with two (2) years of experience in a histology laboratory performing all of the following: fixation, specimen processing, embedding, microtomy, staining and reagent preparation.