Histotechnologist I



Histotechnologist I

Histotechnologist I.

Job Overview: Covance is hiring a Histotech to join their global team in Los Angeles, CA! If you have a HT or HTL and ASCP Certification along with 2 plus years of experience using autostainers to perform routine IHC staining with preferred experience validating nad optimizing IHC assays, this is a great way to g row your career and work with top talent in your field with an industry leader! The Histotechnologist is accountable for the histology handling/storing of irreplaceable clinical trial specimens. The Histotechnologist supports the various teams of the Specimen Management Center and is a liaison between Specimen Management and others departments. The Histotechnologist will actively liaise with the CCLS project management team, Investigator Support Team and client to resolve and clarify questions and/ or issues related to management and preparation of the histology samples. Specific department duties as set forth in the task list and/or department training checklists including but not limited to: • Utilize knowledge and experience with histology samples to maintain proper storage conditions and facilitate accessioning of blocks and slides (stained and unstained). • Routine decalcification, processing, embedding, microtomy and re-embedding of human tissue specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials. • Perform Immunohistochemistry testing according to protocols and SOPs. • Perform slide scanning as required and according to protocols. • Ensure that Special Handling specimens are picked up from the appropriate area, sorted, accessioned, pre-scanned and registered into the appropriate temperature bins in a timely fashion. • Generation and application of specialized labels to include aliquot and/or mini labels with client specific elements. General duties including but not limited to: • Resolve pendings. Retrieve and check specimens against pending list. Document specimen discrepancies. Notify laboratory management wh...

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