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Full time positions offer medical, dental, vision and life insurance, profit sharing, retirement plan, paid sick leave, paid vacation and other ancillary compensations.

To apply for any of these positions listed below, send your resume and contact information:

Human Resources Department

hr_dept@biocare.net or fax to: 925-603-8075

Please find a list of positions (if available) below:

Job Purpose:
Processes, embeds and sections a variety of human and non-human tissues to support IHC Quality Control, R&D, R&D Engineering and Sales control slides requests. Works expeditiously to supply sections in the required timeframe pertaining to specific projects. Operates laboratory equipment including, tissue processor, embedding station, water baths, microtomes, ovens etc. as required. Completes and maintains required equipment maintenance documentation. Monitors inventory and re-orders as required. Perform requested IHC staining for tissue qualification as requested by IHC Quality Control Pathologist.

Department: R&D

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Process tissue samples including processing, embedding and sectioning.
Cut frozen sections per project requirements.
Stain tissue samples as required by specific projects, including H&E.
Works at high rate of throughput and highest standard of quality in support of all requesting departments.
Completes all required documents for instrument use and maintenance.
Monitors essential Histology inventory and places orders as required.
Manintains and builds tissue bank to provide control material for all requesting departments, includes designing and building TMA’s.
Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:
Certified as Histotechnician or Histotechnologist with at least 3 years’ experience.
Extensive experience in a high throughput laboratory working to critical timelines.
Must have demonstrated know how to run instrumentation used for processing, embedding, sectioning and staining of tissue sections.
Must have demonstrated ability to perform a variety of special stains.
Must be familiar with the requirements of
GLP and laboratory safety.
Must perform to highest standards oif quality.
Must be detail oriented, precise and consistent.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
HT or HTL ASCP certification.
Be certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry.
Experience in either a research or reference laboratory setting handling human and non-human tissues.