Histology Technician
Job ID: R0022615 | Medical Laboratories | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
$5000 sign-on bonus is available
Requirements:
- Must work a 40 hour/week full-time schedule
- Must work a specified shift if applicable (days, evenings, or nights; weekend rotation if required)
- 24-month commitment with pro-rated repayment for early termination

Payment terms:
- Half in your first paycheck
- Half after six months of employment

Responsible for performing histological procedures to aid in diagnosis research and instruction.
  • Prepares tissue samples for routine microscopic analysis.
  • Maintains and operates laboratory equipment according to manufacturer recommendations and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Investigates documents communicates and resolves needs problems or complaints.
  • Performs area-specific support/clinical activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $22.39 - $35.82 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education: Clinical education in a Histology Technician School (HT) program accredited by NAACLS or 1 year experience.

Experience:1 year experience in a Histology Laboratory.

Licensure: HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) or eligible. Certification within 18 months of hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, bending/stooping; Repetitive motion: (embedding, microtomy, cover slipping).
Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly;
Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs.
May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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