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Histotechnologist - 2K Sign On

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Organization Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Position Location: 
Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA
Job Description:

**Job Overview**

**Covance is hiring a Histotechs to join their team in Indianapolis, IN.**

**Day shift with a $2,000 Sign On Bonus and Relocation!**

**Advance your education with Tuition Reimbursement!**

**If you have at least one year experience in FFPE and frozen tissue block sectioning, HT or HTL and ASCP Certification, find out why Covance is a great way to work with top talent in your field and advance your career with a global leader!**

**The Histotechnologist will receive, inspect and validated incoming samples.**

**- Scan samples into databases**

**- Label and route specimens to the correct department or**

**second lab**

**- Sample pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic processing**

**- Working knowledge of Histology techniques such as tissue structure**

**for minor grossing, wet tissue**

**processing into FFPE blocks. FFPE block sectioning onto slides.**

**Tissue slide staining both automated platforms and manual for**

**routine and special stains, and bone decalcification.**

**- Must like and have good working knowledge of be able to use**

**computers proficiently.**

**- Must be motivated, have good communication skills and be able to**

**prioritize workload to meet deadlines.**

Responsibilities:

- Process daily sames prior to end of day and to meet deadlines

- Assist other team members to complete work prior to end of

day

- Maintain accurate paper work and audit trail for samples

- Flexibility on duties and hours. Saturday rotation required

Perform daily QC and maintenance of equipment and control

samples

- To be able to work indivudally OR as part of the team

**Education/Qualifications**

- Must hold a current Histotechnologist licence and be qualitifed

by completion of a certified histotechnologist program (HT or

HTL)

OR

- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university

with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of

biology and chemistry AND

- successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician or

Histotechnology program within the last 5 years

OR

- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university

with a combination of 30 semester hours(45 quarter hours) of

biology and chemistry AND

- one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology

laboratory in the U. S., Canada, or a CAP/(JCAHO) accredited

laboratory within the last ten years. This year of experience must be

under the supervision of a pathologist or an appropriately board

certified medical scientist.

OR


      - 60 semester hours from an accredited institution that include the

following:

1) 12 semester hours of biology courses, which are pertinent to the

medical sciences

2) 12 semester hours of chemistry (at least 6 semester hours of

Inorganic Chemistry)

AND

- HT or HTL course completion, with eligibility to take HT or HTL

exam

OR


      - Associates degree from a regionally accredited college/university

with a combination of 12 semester hours in biology and chemistry

AND


      - One year documented laboratory training or experience in

histopathology with HT or HTL certification

**Experience**

Candidate must:

- Have at least 8 months experience in FFPE and frozen tissue

block sectioning, wet tissue processing, minor tissue grossing, good

working knowledge of tissue orientation for embedding of a variety of

tissue types.

- Must have good working knowledge of computers and be able to

learn and utilize computer software quickly.- Ambitious

- Highly organized,

- Highly efficient

- Able to balance 70% of histotogy lab benchtime processing samples, 30% documentation, paperowrk and sample accessioning/entering patient data for samples via computer, .

- Excellent communicato, verbal and written skills

- Proficient in computers and use of computers

- Able to work as part of a team and indpendently

- Able to work in a fast pace enviroment

**Job Number** _2017-13996_

**Job Category** _Clinical Research Associate_

**Position Type** _Full-Time_

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Other
Job Reference: 
covance2-13996