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Temp Histotechnician
  • Location: Monrovia, CA
  • Type: Travel/Temp
  • Job #15716

Lighthouse Lab Services is the leading provider of clinical laboratory personnel. Currently, we are working with a reference laboratory near Monrovia, CA that is looking for a Histotechnician to join their team.

Available Shifts:

  • Tuesday-Saturday 3AM-11:30AM
  • Monday-Friday 8:30PM-5AM

Position Overview:

  • Process human tissue and body fluid specimens in preparation for microscopic exam
  • Perform technical duties related to the production of histopathological slides of surgical specimens
  • Section the embedded tissue, using a microtome and mount the section properly on a microscope slide
  • Perform various immunohistochemical tests on formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections
  • Process mounted sections through routine and special staining procedures
  • Properly orient and embed surgical tissue specimens
  • Prepare the stains and reagents needed for special procedures
  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
  • Operate and maintain manual and automated instruments Perform and document equipment maintenance as needed
  • Record equipment log data in an accurate and timely manner
  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, analysis and reporting
  • Document problems that may affect test performance and perform corrective actions when needed

Candidate Profile:

  • Associate's Degree and 1-3 years of experience OR
  • High School Diploma with 5+ years histology experience
  • ASCP Histology certification preferred
  • Familiarity with routine histology procedures and equipment
  • Immunohistochemistry experience is a plus
  • Comfortability embedding both large and small specimens
  • Ability to accurately read all labels and documents
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience working in a high volume laboratory environment is desirable
  • Familiarity with laboratory SOPs and safety protocols
  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen

Salary:

  • Competitive hourly rate (based on experience)
  • Health, vision, dental 

About Us: 

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories. 

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance. 

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-334-1658 | lighthouselabservices.com 

#VT Job ID: 15716

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