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Histotechnologist

Company: Labcorp
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Labcorp Drug Development is looking for a Histotechnologist to join our team! LabCorp Drug Development provides dedicated and fully comprehensive laboratory testing and drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry. We strive to make a difference to people's everyday lives by bringing essential medicines to the market. The Histotechnologist is accountable for the histology handling/storing of irreplaceable clinical trial specimens. The Histotechnologist supports the various teams of the Specimen Management Center and is a liaison between Specimen Management and others departments. The Histotechnologist will actively liaise with the CCLS project management team, Investigator Support Team and client to resolve and clarify questions and/ or issues related to management and preparation of the histology samples. Essential Job Duties:Specific department duties as set forth in the task list and/or department training checklists including but not limited to:

  • Utilize knowledge and experience with histology samples to maintain proper storage conditions and facilitate accessioning of blocks and slides (stained and unstained). Routine decalcification, processing, embedding, microtomy and re-embedding of human tissue specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials.
  • Perform Immunohistochemistry and FISH testing according to protocols and SOPs.
  • Perform slide scanning as required and according to protocols.
  • Ensure that Special Handling specimens are picked up from the appropriate area, sorted, accessioned, pre-scanned and registered into the appropriate temperature bins in a timely fashion.
  • Generation and application of specialized labels to include aliquot and/or mini labels with client specific elements. Education/Qualifications: Individual must qualify as testing personnel under the following CLIA 1988 and New York State Department of Health requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnology program within the last 5 years OR
      • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology laboratory in the U. S., Canada, or a CAP/(JCAHO) accredited laboratory within the last ten years. This year of experience must be under the supervision of a pathologist or an appropriately board certified medical scientist. OR
        • 60 semester hours from an accredited institution that include the following: - - - - - - - 1) 12 semester hours of biology courses, which are pertinent -to the medical sciences - - - - - - - 2) 12 semester hours of chemistry (at least 6 semester hours -of Inorganic Chemistry)
          • One year documented laboratory training or experience in histopathology or an accredited laboratory within the last ten years OR
            • Associates degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 12 semester hours in biology and chemistry
            • One year documented laboratory training or experience in histopathology or an accredited laboratory within the last ten years OR
              • High School diploma with at least 10 years of histopathology experience and possesses the ASCP HT certification. Experience: Previous HT/HTL experience preferred, however will consider someone that is enrolled in a NAACLS approved HT program. Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our - -

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