[Histonet] Senior Histology Technician Needed

From:"Adamski, Karen"


Idexx Laboratories is looking for a Histology Technician to join our
team in Denver CO.  If you are interested, please review the job
description below.  Contact information may be found at the bottom of
this email.  Thank you!

Seeking a Senior Laboratory Technician - Histology who will be
responsible for the production of quality histologic slides for
microscopic examination by Veterinary Pathologists. Performs quality
control duties according to the guidelines for good laboratory

This position is a Full Time Day position, Monday through Friday
position from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays. 


*	Extensive knowledge of the anatomy of a wide variety of species
of animals 
*	The ability to recognize abnormalities lesions. 
*	Knowledge of the principles of tissue processing. 
*	Manually process tissue for embedding and/or process tissue. 
*	Ability to teach these principles and solve any and all problems
that may occur. 
*	Skills in tissue orientation in paraffin to facilitate
*	Understanding in the principles of microtomy 
*	Understanding in the principles of frozen sections 
*	Some knowledge of routine H&E staining 
*	Understanding of an automatic stainer 
*	Ability to stain manually if needed 
*	Learn a wide variety of special stain procedures and problem
solve the usual difficulties. 
*	Skills in reading and following a recipe accurately 
*	Responsible for the maintenance, including clean up, of all
equipment and workspace 
*	Coverslip microscope slides. 
*	Must have knowledge of and be able to use automatic coverslipper

*	Organizational skills to label and arrange microscope slides
according to pathologists work list 
*	Organize research slides according to histopathology worksheets
delivered to the QC tech 
*	Read, understand and follow the SOPs 
*	Spot check filing- systems for errors 
*	Insure supplies for filing, slides, paraffin blocks and wet
tissue is always available 
*	Perform weekly and monthly inventory 
*	Help maintain a clean and safe work environment 
*	Other duties as assigned. 



*	High School diploma or equivalent 
*	HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP) license required or eligible


*	Minimum 5 years experience as a histotechnician in a
histopathology laboratory 
*	Experience with immunohistochemistry preferred 


For more information, please visit www.IDEXX.com 



Karen Adamski

IDEXX Laboratories Recruiter 

Direct (408) 440-2839

Toll Free (800) 548-6733 ext. 63643



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