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Histotechnician

Company: Myriad Genetics
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Overview The Histotechnician will be responsible for various techniques involved in the preparation of tissue specimens for examination by the pathologist and subsequent genetic testing. Responsibilities may include sample accessioning, embedding, microtomy, macro dissection of tumor tissue, and basic Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E). In addition, he or she will be involved with accurate quality control, and maintenance of laboratory equipment. Responsibility

  • Complying with the laboratory's technical, administrative and safety policies and procedures.
  • Participating in the laboratory's quality assurance plan, adhering to quality control and preventive maintenance policies and appropriately documenting these activities.
  • Following the laboratory's policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within acceptable limits and documenting the problem and any corrective action.
  • Troubleshooting and identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or reporting of test results by initiating corrective action and using the defined electronic system to make the required management notification.
  • Performing proficiency testing in the same manner as routine samples.
  • Actively participating in successful and timely completion of training and competency assessment as outlined in the laboratory and departmental training programs.
  • Participating in continuing education according to accepted laboratory standards.
  • Participates in departmental and cross-functional teams to resolve problems or implement projects.
  • Can serve as a trainer on technical processes within the group. Qualifications
  • Board Certified Histotechnician (HT) by a national certification agency, such as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), and
  • Have a doctoral, master's, or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology or
  • Have the following education and training requirements:
  • At least 90 semester hours including:
  • 16 semester hours of chemistry including at least 6 semester hours of inorganic chemistry.
  • 16 semester hours of biology.
  • 3 semester hours of math. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. EEO We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. In hiring and all other employment decisions, we prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of any protected characteristic, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: .
    We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. In hiring and all other employment decisions, we prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of any protected characteristic, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
    Please answer all questions completely. Please do not provide any information not specifically requested on this Employment Application form.

Keywords: Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City , Histotechnician, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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