Grossing Technician

ID
2017-1541
Category
Laboratory Operations

Overview

Do you have a passion for helping animals and enjoy working in a fast paced environment; Antech Diagnostics has the perfect job for you!

 

We are looking for an experienced full-time Grossing Technician in our Fountain Valley, CA lab. 

 

This position will be responsible for following established grossing procedures, assisting in Histology as needed with embedding specimens, preparing microscopic tissue slides for diagnostic purposes, performing tissue stains, and assisting with histology and cytology.

Responsibilities

  • Gross submitted tissue per SOP and protocols with high level of quality
  • Prioritize stat and manifest blocks
  • Properly identify, orient, ink, and trim submitted tissues.
  • Produce accurate and legible notes with code description that provide the Pathologist with a clear understanding of the sections taken.
  • Identify problem and special handling cases.
  • Load and operate the Sakura V.I.P. machines when needed.
  • Gross tissue for specific re-gross requests when requested in timely manner.
  • Communicate with Pathologists when necessary.
  • Perform maintenance on tissue processers per Maintenance logs.
  • Rotate into Accessioning and Receiving as requested.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Biology or other Life Sciences. Coursework in anatomy/physiology required
  • HT or course work in accredited Histology Technician program strongly preferred
  • Practical lab experience
  • Ability to work with a scalpel and formalin-fixed tissues of various size, shape, and condition.
  • Is detail-oriented and accurate
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possesses good computer skills.
  • Is organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.                                                                                                        

Antech Diagnostics provides sophisticated testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals. 

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. Medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) plan and employee pet health benefits available, too!

 

If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

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