Quest Diagnostics
At a glance
Location: US-CA-San Juan Capistrano
Posted: 10/12/2021
Closing: 11/11/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Histotechnician I - req71063
Quest Diagnostics
Job description


Histotechnician I - CA -  San Juan Capistrano, CA  - Sunday-Thursday

Minimum Qualifications

1.     A.A., A.S. degree and one year of experience within the last 10 years, OR H.S. education or equivalent and 5 years full-time acceptable experience as a Histotechnician within the last 10 years.

2.     HT (ASCP) or ASCP eligible OR five years of full time experience in the last 10 years

3.     Meets all requirements as outlined in corporate Minimum Qualifications for Histotechnician SOP.

4.     State of California



Duties and Responsibilities:



 

1.      Under general supervision and according to policies and procedures, perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides, for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s)

2.   Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting. 

3.   Ensure proper tissue processing.

4.   Under general supervision, perform embedding and microtomy for select specimen types as defined by Histology Manager/Supervisor.

5.   Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.

6.   Perform coverslipping of stained slides either manually or automated.

7.   Under general supervision, perform special stains under approval of/at discretion of Histology Manager/Supervisor.

8.   Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of non-complex equipment.

9.   Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.

10. Adhere to laboratory’s quality control policies, and document all quality control activities.

11. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.

12. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.

13. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.

14. Other duties, as assigned by supervisor