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Histology Technologist


Posted Monday, May 15, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003776825

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Pennington, NJ
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  • Utilize microtome to cut histology samples at high volume
  • Embed samples in wax paraffin blocks
  • Support immunohistochemistry samples and special staining samples
  • Immunohistochemistry uses antibodies to detect surface antigens and special staining is a chemical method to apply reagents to slide where different aspects of cellular structure are enhanced
  • Utilize automatic stainers, nothing manual
  • Cut routine samples and do recuts for rest of shift
  • Prepares for all phases of routine surgical pathology specimens for microscopic diagnosis, including processing, embedding, microtomy, H&E staining and frozen sectioning and simple tissue grossing.
  • Determines the adequacy of routine and special stains including immunohistochemical stains according to departmental protocols.
  • Receives, accessions and prepares cytopathology specimens for processing.
  • Participates in continuing education, in-services and departmental programs as required.
  • Performs a variety of special histochemical and immunohistochemical stains according to departmental protocol.


Histology, microtome, immunohistochemistry, Staining, embedding, ascp

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Associates in life science
  • ASCP HLT or HT certification is preferred
  • Microtomy experience
  • IHC immunohistochemistry experience

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

Contact Information

Recruiter: Caitlyn Laryea

Phone: +17324471666


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