Histotechnologist - MaineGeneral Laboratory, Per Diem
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Augusta, ME 04332
Histotechnologist – MaineGeneral Laboratory, Per Diem
35 Medical Center Parkway
Augusta, Maine, 04330
MaineGeneral Health is one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine!
We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide world class service. We are offering an exciting full-time opportunity for a Histotechnologist to join our team where you will work alongside highly trained colleagues in a supportive environment. If you have a passion for delivering patient-centered health care with a commitment to quality – we want to hear from you!
+ Prepares and processes tissue specimens: logs, embeds, cuts, mounts, stains and coverslips tissue specimens for microscopic examination by a Pathologist.
+ Assists Pathologists with gross specimen examination and frozen sections.
+ Performs routine, special and immunohistochemistry stains.
+ Operates, cleans and maintains equipment.
+ Store, maintain and/or dispose of as appropriate all tissues/fluids, slides, paraffin blocks and chemicals.
+ Maintains departmental logs, quality control, records and procedures.
+ Requisitions supplies, maintains and stocks an adequate inventory designated area.
+ Complies with established safety policies and procedures.
+ Assists the cytology department with the processing of GYN specimens including staining
The ideal candidate will have:
+ Histology experience strongly preferred
+ Certification as a Histotechnologist (HTL) or Histotechnician (HT) preferred upon hire or required within 2 years of hire.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic, are encouraged to apply.