Randstad Lab Technician in Los Angeles, California
location:Los Angeles, CA
salary:$25.50 - $30 per hour
date posted:Friday, September 8, 2017
Job Title: Histotechnician
The Histotechnologist is accountable for the histology handling/storing of irreplaceable clinical trial specimens.
Supports the various teams of the Specimen Management Center and is a liaison between Specimen Management and others departments.
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.
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.
HTC ASCP certification is required
High School diploma with at least 6 years of histopathology experience and possesses the ASCP HT certification
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 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.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K Plan with Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance