Histotechnician - Full Time - Days


Job Summary

Under the direction of the Laboratory Medical Director and Histotechnology Supervisor, prepares microscopic slides of tissues for examination by the pathologist.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Performs assigned technical duties such as logging in specimens, changing solutions, instrumentation checks, accurate labeling, filing, changing of reagents/solutions and proper storing and disposing of specimens.
  • Provides assistance to pathologist in cutting of tissue sections and surgical/autopsy specimens for analysis.
  • Assist with preparing slides/specimens/blocks for send outs that are requested by the pathologist for consultation or request from an outside facility for review.
  • Maintains open communication with the Histology Supervisor, Pathologist and Laboratory management.  Identifies any unusual patient data and/results and brings to the appropriate Pathologist attention.
  • Maintains awareness of MVHS policies and procedures relevant to the position and any changes that may occur.
  • Participates in continuous learning opportunities such as seminars, trainings, workshops, obtaining at least the minimum required amount of continuing education hours required per regulatory requirements per year.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Post high school course in histotechnology or two year degree in related biologic science


  • Six to twelve months experience in histotechnology

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • NYS Histological Technician Certification or NYS Clinical Laboratory Technician Certification and appropriate training is required


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  88689 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  8.00
FTE 1.066667 
Work Schedule  CWA-UFCSM - 8 HR
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union 2005 - CWA
Pay Range $25.00-$38.00 Hourly

Nearest Major Market: Utica