Histology Technician I
Company: UMass Memorial Health Care
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Requisition #: 212470
Title: Technician I, Histology
Department: Anatomic Pathology
Hours: As Needed - Per Diem
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center - 3 Biotech Park,
8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday and Occasional holidays and
Occasional holidays and weekends.
Under the general direction of the laboratory or clinic manager,
performs a wide array of laboratory tests and procedures of
moderate complexity in a clinical laboratory or dermatology
- Follows established protocols to perform various procedures and
tests, including the most complex for an assigned area. Refers to
Technologist, Histology II, supervisory or lead staff members for
assistance in the performance and interpretation of complex or
unusual tests and procedures.
- Establishes requirements/needs of a working laboratory,
acquiring and maintaining par levels of dyes, stains, other
solutions, and necessary equipment. Organizes and maintains the
laboratory and chemical supplies in a manner consistent with
chemical hygiene, blood pathogen, and other institutional
requirements for proper laboratory function and safety.
- Performs all routine procedures and required quality control;
ensures proper and professional accessioning of human tissue
specimens, accurate and timely logging of such specimens, and
preparation and presentation of same with the technical expertise
required for microscopic examination by the surgeon or
- Prepares human tissue from surgical and diagnostic sources;
performs specialized fixation and microscopic examination to
determine if the sections have been properly prepared and
- Cleans, maintains, and calibrates all laboratory equipment
involved with surgical procedures to obtain skin specimens; reads
and interprets histographic displays (maps) and properly labels
Successful completion of an accredited school of
Histotechnology, with ASCP certification as an HT is preferred or
4 years of experience in histology.
Keywords: UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester , Histology Technician I, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts
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