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Laboratory Corporation of America Grossing Technologist Trainee in Town of Shelton, Connecticut

LabCorp is seeking a Grossing Technologist Trainee to work in our Histology laboratory in Shelton, CT! This is a great opportunity to get targeted one-on-one training and hands on experience that will help the individual grow their career within the Histology field.

The schedule for this position will be Tuesday -Saturday 12:00pm -- 8:30pm

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all technical grossing procedures required to process and submit specimens for microscopic review as per standard operating procedures under the indirect and direct supervision of pathologists

  • Operate and maintain automated tissue processors, perform tissue embedding, Cryostat sectioning, operate and maintain tissue embedding units

  • Operate and maintain H&E stainers, IHC stainers, special stains stainers and coverslipping units, perform manual coverslipping

  • Provide recut preparation for microtomy and slide organization to perform case compilation for pathology

  • Quality control completed cases

  • Scan cases out of the lab to pathology, maintain log books, and be familiar with location of stored specimens

  • Locate specimens and pulls from various departments as requested, paraffin block filing, lab document archiving, prepare and discard chemical reagents such as reagent alcohols

  • Perform safety checks in lab

  • Work with chemicals such as Xylene, Alcohols, Formaldehyde, etc.

  • Handle minute patient tissue samples

Requirements

  • B.S./B.A. Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related science as required by CLIA

  • Candidate will need to provide official transcripts to be credentialed through the LabCorp National Office of Quality before being hired

  • Previous experience working in a fast paced environment

  • Previous experience working in a laboratory environment a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Shift

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Schedule

Tuesday-Sat 12p-8:30p

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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