Job ID: R0025081 | Medical Laboratories | Full Time, Evening Shift | Charlottesville, VA
$5000 sign-on bonus is available.

  • 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 prorated repayment for early termination.

Responsible for performing histological procedures to aid in diagnosis research and instruction. Training, monitoring workflow, and initiating safety and compliance activities.
  • Prepares tissue samples for routine microscopic analysis.
  • Maintains and operates laboratory equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations and procedures.
  • Initiates and participates in quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Demonstrates advanced problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
  • Performs area-specific support/clinical activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
  • Position Compensation Range: $26.76 - $42.82 Hourly

  • Education: Clinical education in a Histology Technician School (HT) program accredited by NAACLS or the minimum required for HTL(ASCP).
  • Experience: 1 year of experience in a Histology Laboratory.
  • Licensure: HTL (ASCP) certification or eligibility. Certification within 18 months of hire.

Job requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, and 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 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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