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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 Lab Service projects. Works expeditiously to supply sections in the required timeframe pertaining to specific projects. Operates laboratory equipment including, tissue processor, embedding station, water baths, microtomes, cryostat, ovens etc. Cuts frozen sections as required. Performs a wide variety of special staining as required. Completes and maintains CAP/CLIA documentation. Monitors inventory and re-orders as required. May perform some IHC under direction of other Lab Services team members.
Department: R&D

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Process tissue samples including processing, embedding and cutting.
Cut frozen sections per project requirements.
Stain tissue samples as required by specific projects, including H&E and special stains.
Works at high rate of throughput and highest standard of quality in support of Lab Services projects.
Completes all required CAP/CLIA 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 Lab Services projects, includes designing and building TMA’s.
Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:
Qualified as 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, cutting and staining of tissue sections.
Must have demonstrated ability to perform a variety of special stains.
Must be familiar with the requirements of CAP/CLIA Accreditation standards.
Must perform to highest standards oif quality.
Must be detail oriented, precise and consistent.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
HT/HTL qualification.
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.