Job Details

  • Title: Histotechnician
  • Code: RCI-10532
  • Location: Foster City, CA 94404
  • Posted Date: 09/16/2021
  • Duration: 18 Months
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  Job Description


This is a 100% onsite Lab Role in Foster City, CA

Title : Histotechnician

Essential Duties and Job Functions :

  • This position will process (embed), section, and prepare slides of animal and human tissue samples for microscopic evaluation by scientists.
  • May also perform staining of prepared slides using histological and histochemical stains to emphasize specific tissue elements.
  • Will maintain required documentation of all procedures and laboratory equipment and identify any problems or deviations from Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Knowledge, Experience and Skills :

  • Enjoys working in a team.
  • Carefully follows scientific protocols and applies meticulous attention to detail.
  • Highly organized, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires Associate's (A.A.) degree or higher in an area of biological science, ideally specializing in anatomy-related medical science.
  • HT/HTL certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) is desired along with 2+ years related experience and/or training.
  • Equivalent combination of education/experience will be considered.

Specific Responsibilities and skills for Position :

  • Techniques in cryosectioning fresh frozen tissues and microtomy for FFPE tissues for Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is absolutely required.