MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr. Clinical Histology Technician/M-F/2am-10am in Houston, Texas

Sr. Clinical Histology Technician/M-F/2am-10am

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Allied Health at

Pathology 710413

Requisition #: 109386


Prepares histology material for pathologist review.

: - Prepares histology material using established departmental procedures and demonstrating high quality technical skills.

  • Produces histology materials at or above productivity standards. - Assists in training new laboratory personnel

Specimen preparation/Laboratory informatics/Safety

: - Assists with all aspects of specimen processing including identifying, sorting and labeling of blocks and slides.

  • Uses laboratory informatics system to document workflow, track and identify specimens.

  • Performs all laboratory duties following established safety guidelines.

Quality Control, New Equipment/Solution Preparation

: - Review patient material as part of section quality assurance and participates in laboratory quality control processes.

  • Evaluates new equipment, ;procedures and techniques and participates in implementation.

  • Prepares reagents and solutions. Maintains and cleans laboratory and equipment. Other duties as required.

Graduation from an approved National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) school of Histotechnology -or- Associate's degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) to include 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry. Four years of Histology Technician experience. Histology Technician (HT) registration with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.