R&D Researcher – Intermediate in Carpinteria, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Job Type:
    Scientific/Biotech
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    114446
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    707/890-3172

Job Description

3000125 - Histologist

The Histology Technician will perform the various tasks required for receiving, processing, and preparing patient tissue specimens for microscopic examination and analysis by the Pathologist. This may include logging, batching, and cutting, mounting and staining procedures. 

Duties:
1. Receives specimens for other cases when delivered to the Laboratory
2. Sorts specimens according to priority and difficulty of procedures and records in pathology log
3. Embeds specimens into blocks and fixes tissue in formalin
4. Operates instrumentation for tissue dehydration, section clearing, impregnation with paraffin, cutting tissue sections, and staining of slides
5. Prepares solutions, stains, and reagents in accordance with standards written procedures.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer