Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Histo/EM Technician-50275 in San Diego, California

JOB SUMMARY:

The Histology/Electron Microscopy Technician (HEMT) processes, embeds and sections Surgical Pathology cases. The HEMT performs routine, special and immunohistochemistry stains. Mounts, labels and distributes microscopy slides to the Pathologists. Completes and maintains PM/QC records. Performs general preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment. Completes electron microscopy work and performs maintenance for the EM microscope.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma, GED or foreign equivalent

Five years of experience

Knowledge of Laboratory equipment and apparatus

General knowledge of a variety of standard tests and techniques, methods and procedures

Ability to work independently

Recommendation by a Qualified Pathologist

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree in Histology

Histotechnologist