Histotechnician I - PDS: Pairing Exceptional Talent With Exceptional Companies

Job Code: #14079
Title: Histotechnician I
Job Location: Tucson, Arizona

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Job Description:

PDS has the following 1 year contract opportunity in Tucson, AZ: 

HISTOTECHNICIAN

HT or HTL (ASCP) certification required

POSITION SUMMARY: To support the functions of tissue sample management or other histology laboratories in the performance of routine and advanced histotechniques.

  • Routine histotechniques such as grossing, processing tissue, embedding, microtomyand/or cryotomy, H&E staining, coverslipping, IHC and ISH.
  • Maintaining lab records and equipment.
  • Validation of new lots of antibody and detection kits.
  • Dilute antibodies.
  • Validation of new control material.
  • Maintains quality by controlling tissues, fixative, slides and stains; prepares stains, buffers and reagents.
 
  • Biggest emphasis: Skilled in microtomy (quality and speed). 
  • One year experience (intern or employment) in a histology lab performing histotechniques.
  • Experienced in routine histotechniques.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret Operating Procedures, instructions, technical procedures.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient at Microsoft Office and use of email.
Education:
  • Graduate of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology program or HT/HTL Board eligible (via any route specified by ASCP).
  • HT or HTL (ASCP) certification required.
  • Associates Degree preferred.

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please email your resume for immediate consideration to vlewelling@pdsinc.com and provide answers to the following questions: 

1) Are you local? (AZ)? 

2) How soon could you start if offered this position? 

4) What is your citizenship status? 

5) Do you have any upcoming vacations? 

6) What are your annual salary requirements? What are your hourly wage requirements? 

7) Are you seeking a contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire or open to all? 

8) Phone number to reach you quickly for interview scheduling? 

9) Are you currently interviewing? Do you have any other offers? 

US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time. You must pass a background check and drug screen.

We look forward to working with you! 

Thank you! 
 

Your PDS Team
Productive Data Solutions, Inc. 
http://www.pdsinc.com

 

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