[Histonet] Senior Histology Position Available in the Boston Area

From:"Burrill, Jason"

There is an exciting new opportunity opening in the Charles River
Research Animal Diagnostic Lab located in Wilmington, MA.  This position
will be responsible for the technical direction of the Histology
laboratory, developing new techniques and training technologists.  I
have included the job description below for those that are interested.
Please note that this position does not include compensation or
reimbursement for relocation.  For more information about Charles River
and this position you can visit www.criver.com 
and click on careers.  To apply for this position please forward a
resume and cover letter to james.garofalo@crl.com.  



Job Title:    Research Assistant, Histology

Job ID:   81053

Location:   USA - MA - Wilmington

Full/Part Time:   Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:   Regular



*Adhere to Good Laboratory Practice documentation policies while
performing all histology lab procedures. 
*Perform all basic and advance histology processing steps as requested. 
*Revise and develop histology department Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs) and forms. 
*Evaluate the histopathology portions of protocols, and coordinate the
conduct of health monitoring and study-associated pathology/histology
work with the study director, health monitoring department or other
diagnostic laboratory management, professional staff or Sponsors in
order to provide consistent turnaround time, quality of finished product
and appropriate scheduling of laboratory operations. 
*Serve as point of contact and provide technical guidance for all
inquiries concerning external pathology submissions and histology
laboratory capabilities. 
*Function as a technical liaison between pathologists and histology
department staff. 
*Track and bill special study histopathology submissions and review
health monitoring diagnostic billing. 
*Coordinate shipment of pathology reports and specimens to sponsor. 
*Review yearly workload and commercial billing and present to
*Provide technical histology training and study sessions to histology
*Review outstanding histology services as they relate to pathology
*Adhere to all departmental SOPs, policies, safety procedures and
*Facilitate personnel and area monitoring of xylene and formaldehyde
*Coordinate preventative maintenance of histology equipment. 
*Package, label and ship pathology specimens. 
*Develop, implement and train staff as appropriate on new and advanced
procedures. Pair with management and professional staff to identify
areas for development. 
*Contribute to the development and implementation of routine training
for new employees.  Provide feedback to management on training goals and
*Work productively in group situations (as a member and/or leader) as
well as independently. 
*Provide leadership and motivation to departmental personnel. 
*Handle and dispose of hazardous chemicals and biological material
according to laboratory safety policy. 
*Use document control system for updating and implementing controlled
*Accession and entry of data regarding specimens using ILIMS system. 
*Perform all other related duties as assigned.



*Education:  Associate's degree (A.A./A.S.) in biological science
required. Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) preferred. 
*Experience:  4 to 6 years. 
*Certification/Licensure:  HT or HTL (ASCP).


Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer who values
diversity in the workplace.



Jason Burrill

Sr. Manager, Histology and Laboratory Safety

Research Animal Diagnostic Services

Charles River

251 Ballardvale St

Wilmington, MA 01887

Office: 781-222-6152

Fax: 978-988-8793




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