Histotechnologist
Children's Hospital Colorado - Aurora, CO

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Why Work at Children's....

Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.

A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.

Qualifications

Minimum of three years experience using basic histology skills, embedding, sectioning and staining. Advance knowledge of human anatomy, cellular structure and function. Advance laboratory technical skills, including ability to troubleshoot. QC work and advanced reagent preparation. Operation and maintenance of general laboratory equipment; analytical balance, pH meter, tissue processor, embedding center and microtome.
Required Education Field of Study - Science

Physical Requirements

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Fair
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Fair
Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
General Activity: Drive: None
General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. per day
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 4-6 hrs. per day
Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time

Job Overview

Performs basic technical procedures in the Histology Laboratory. Routine tasks include specimen embedding, sectioning including frozen sections and staining. Routine assistance in the gross room; accessioning, cassette labeling, and specimen triage. Basic Immunohistochemistry and Insitu hybridization techniques. Inventory. General Laboratory maintenance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.

Additional Information

Department: Anatomic Pathology
Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits
Shift: Monday through Friday, day shift, with rotating start time. Some on-call required.

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