Emory University Histology Technician in atlanta, Georgia

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Works as part of the Cancer Tissue and Pathology Shared Resource in the Winship Cancer Institute. This position will support preparation and processing of specimens associated with research project requests, as well as assist with immunohistochemistry processing requests. Primary responsibilities include specimen handling and identification, cutting of frozen sections using a cryostat, H&E staining, paraffin block embedding, slide printing, manual special stains, equipment cleaning and maintenance.

Working knowledge of general principles of histology is required. This position provides histopathological services to Winship investigators, thus demonstrated customer service skills a plus. In addition, successful candidates will exhibit precise attention to detail, adaptability, professionalism, along with excellent time management skills and ability to perform well under pressure with a large work volume.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Completion of a one year program in histologic techniques. Certified as a Histology Technician (HT) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or certification eligible.

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Job Number 19437

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs

Department Winship Cancer Institute

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Laboratory

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322