Medical Technologist III - Histology
7d ago

Job Overview

Utilize knowledge and experience with histology samples to maintain proper storage conditions and facilitate accessioning of blocks and slides (stained and unstained).

Routine decalcification, processing, embedding, microtomy and re-embedding of human tissue specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials.

Perform Immunohistochemistry and FISH testing according to protocols and SOPs. Perform slide scanning as required and according to protocols.

Instruments / equipment : Thorough working knowledge, able to provide troubleshooting, resolve complex instrument & equipment problems.

Works with vendor where needed to resolve

Training : Coordinate timely development & completion of training materials & checklists

SOPs : Initiates revisions, writes new SOPs to reflect current processes that ensures compliance.

Instrument / assay validation : Coordinates with other resources to ensure timely completion and implementation. May be asked to research, validate and maintain procedures in area of responsibility.

Process Improvement : Analyze existing processes and create new approaches or ideas to improve. Works with internal / external dept.

to ensure successful implementation of changes / improvements. May serve as SME.

Supports client audit process and responding to inquiries

Serves as expert in all facets of trained workstations in area of responsibility. Responds to problems or questions of department staff.

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a bio-medical, physical or biological science from an accredited college or university and one year training and / or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed.


Individual must have 3 or more years of Covance Laboratory experience performing clinical laboratory testing or experience in performing clinical laboratory testing judged as equivalent

Job Number 2018-21951

Job Category Medical Technologist

Position Type Full-Time

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