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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.

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

Careers

Job Purpose:
Performance of all routine Histology work including tissue processing, embedding and microtomy, routine and special stains, to CAP/CLIA standards. Perform all Histology and allied tasks pertaining to delivery of CAP/CLIA and GLP-like oriented lab services offered to external partners, including BioPharma, Academia, Oncology Research Centers.

Department: CAP/CLIA Lab Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in discussions to understand scope of work / timeline / cost for proposed projects.
Perform testing / sourcing as required, for individual projects.
Complete and update documentation to meet customer expectations.
Compile and maintain all necessary documentation to ensure compliance with CAP/CLIA accreditation requirements.
Design and execute validation protocols and compile all necessary documentation as required.
Perform all histology tasks including tissue processing, microtomy, routine and special staining.
Maintain inventory levels for required reagents and materials
Ensure maintenance of all equipment is completed and documented to required standards / service intervals.
Prepares laboratory solutions/reagents.
Participate in CAP/CLIA audits, providing subject matter expertise for Histology.
Participate in departmental and CAP/CLIA lab meetings acting as Histology subject matter expert.
Identify and participate in relevant CAP Proficiency Testing.
Maintain HT/HTL status by attending relevant training courses.
Train other staff members in routine Histology tasks, as required

Competencies:
Extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in routine histology, tissue processing, microtomy, frozen sections, routine and special stains.
Clear understanding of standards and requirements of a CAP/CLIA accredited lab and experience in maintaining those standards.
Possesses effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Ability to operate typical automated and semi-automated staining instruments found in typical Histology laboratories.
Proficiency with standard computer word processing and data analysis packages, e.g. Microsoft Excel and Word.

Experience, Education and Certifications:
Extensive, demonstrated experience in Histology
5-7 years’ experience of working in Histology/IHC, hospital or commercial settings. Experience at high throughput reference laboratory dealing with third party samples would be an advantage
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant biological science plus HT (ASCP) qualification. HTL (ASCP) preferred.