Histotechnologist (ASCP)
Job Details
Experienced
Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Full Time
$24.00 - $37.00 Hourly
None
3rd Shift

ABOUT US

 

An unwavering pursuit of Excellence in Patient CareEvery Diagnosis, Every Day. This is what we stand for.

CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories is headquartered in the Seattle area in our state-of-the-art Central Processing Laboratory. As one of the largest AP labs in the United States, with over 300 staff members and 60+ distinguished Pathologists, we offer some of the most technologically advanced resources and service menus in the region. In addition, our cutting-edge Molecular Laboratory with next-generation sequencing offers groundbreaking personalized medicine testing. Our lab continues to grow in technology and scientific advancement while offering our employees a wide array of training and career progression pathways in Administration, Laboratory and Hospital Support, Histology, Cytology, Infectious Diseases, Molecular, Grossing and more. If our mission of patient care resonates with you, Come Grow With Us in Pursuit of Excellence.


Position Summary:

 

The responsibility of a Histology Technician II is to prepare and process tissue samples for pathologists to exam and interpret. In addition to performing all Histology Technician I job functions, Histology Technician II must have intermediate Histology skills and participate in leading and contributing to continuing education. Some tasks performed by this position require the technician to be eligible for high complexity testing. Environmental hazards such as formalin, communicable disease, fresh human tissue, etc. are present in the workplace. The Histology Technician must adhere to strict HIPAA standards as well as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements. This position may be selected as a Lead with Lead responsibilities.


Position schedule: M-F 8pm - 4:30am


Essential Duties:

 

Histology Technician II may perform any of the following duties or groups of duties:

  • Maintains processors, microtomes, stainers and coverslipping machines
  • Performs frozen section procedures as needed
  • Conducts hazardous waste control and proper disposal of all biohazardous materials and chemically hazardous materials
  • Performs IHC testing including sendouts preparation, quality control and system documentation
  • Prepares reagents
  • Labels slides and distributes cases to pathologists
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Understanding of tissue structures, techniques, principles, theory and instrumentation
  • Familiarity with routine handling of outside customer samples
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must have excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to learn new computer softwares
  • Must be able to prioritize job tasks and meet deadlines

Qualifications/Experience:

  • HT/HTL (ASCP) certified
  • 1 year of Histology experience required
  • Familiarity with intermediate laboratory chemistry

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged sitting
  • Lifting up to 20 lbs
  • Manual dexterity
  • Walking

Benefits:

CellNetix offers comprehensive benefits plan in addition to competitive pay. Some of the most popular benefits include:

  • Generous company paid healthcare (medical, vision, dental, prescription) plan options.
  • Substantial 401K company match.
  • Starting paid time off accrual of up to 15 days/year plus 8 paid holidays.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Fully subsidized ORCA card and free parking at most sites.
  • Our most recent benefit addition of Norton LifeLock Identity Protection at no employee cost.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE As a healthcare organization we are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment. We require a criminal history background check and drug test for all final candidates. Additionally, CellNetix has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

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