Histotechnician | GenomeWeb


Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Job Location
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Job Description

The Histotechnologist/Histotechnician will be responsible for various techniques involved in the processing of tissue specimens for examination and diagnosis by the pathologist. Responsibilities may include: accessioning, embedding, microtomy, slide scanning, macrodissection, and staining,- both basic Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) staining as well as Immunohistochemical (IHC) staining. In addition, he or she will be involved with accurate reporting of results, quality control, and maintenance of laboratory equipment.




Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm.

  • Complying with the laboratory’s technical, administrative and safety policies and procedures.
  • Participating in the laboratory’s quality assurance plan, adhering to quality control and preventive maintenance policies and appropriately documenting these activities.
  • Following the laboratory’s policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within acceptable limits and documenting the problem and any corrective action.
  • Troubleshooting and identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or reporting of test results by initiating corrective action and using the defined electronic system to make the required management notification.
  • Performing proficiency testing in the same manner as routine samples.
  • Actively participating in successful and timely completion of training and competency assessment as outlined in the laboratory and departmental training programs.
  • Where competency has not been approved by supervision, will work under the direct supervision of an employee competent on the task.
  • Participating in continuing education according to accepted laboratory standards.
  • Participates in departmental and cross-functional teams to resolve problems or implement projects.
  • Can serve as a trainer on technical processes within the group.
  • Prefer Board Certified Histotechnologist (HTL)/Histotechnician (HT) by a national certification agency, such as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science with relevant laboratory experience, OR
  • Associates degree or equivalent with relevant science courses and on-the-job histology training/experience obtained under the direct supervision of a Histotechnologist/ Histotechnician, an Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Supervisor/Manager, Pathologist or other qualified individual.




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