Pathology Technician II

DEPARTMENT: Pathology

REPORTS TO: Supervisor/Manager/Director

SUMMARY

A mid-level technical pathology position with the expectation of predominantly unsupervised functionality, demonstrating a competent level of technical skill sets across department disciplines (e.g., necropsy, trimming, microtomy, data analysis and/or assembly).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Technical expectations may include: performing basic necropsy and perfusion techniques, tissue specimen collection and labeling, tissue processing, embedding, sawing, grinding, microtomy, and slide staining.
  • Administrative expectations may include slide, tissue block, and data record generation and organization, laboratory supply and reagent inventory and ordering.
  • Participate in study pre-initial meetings.
  • Generate quality and timely data in compliance with GLP guidelines, including documentation of protocol/SOP deviations/incidents with supervision.
  • Perform data review/quality control.
  • Train staff on performing technical procedures.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
  • Possess flexibility and willingness to perform other related duties as required.
  • Maintain effective interactions with regulatory officers, directors, managers, and administrators.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Associates (AS) or Bachelor’s (BA/ BS) degree, science major preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years laboratory experience preferred.
  • Certification/Licensure: Driver’s license, HT or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require, talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to consistently lift and move at least 50 pounds.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform other related duties as required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Animal facility and laboratories with moderate noise possible and exposure to hazardous/noxious devices (e.g., needles, scalpel blades, etc.) and chemicals (e.g., anesthetic gases, formalin, alcohols, xylenes, etc.)
  • General office working conditions, with generally quiet noise conditions
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • May require occasional duties on weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional travel.

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. • The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your CV to jobs@cbset.com.