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Histotechnology/Histology Job Detail:

Multiple Histology Openings
IDEXX Laboratories
One IDEXX Drive
Westbrook, ME     04092
Phone: 2075568487
$40,000 - 50,000
Job Description:
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for livestock and poultry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 6,000 people and offers products to customers in over 175 countries. IDEXX Laboratories is now recruiting for Histotechnicians and Histotechnologists our Veterinary Diagnostic Reference Labs. We have locations in North Grafton, MA; Memphis, TN; and West Sacramento, CA. Histotechnicians and Histotechnologists with diagnostic lab experience are strongly encouraged to apply. We are offering a $5K Sign-On Bonus for successful Hires in our Memphis, TN lab, and relocation funds are available for all locations. IDEXX Laboratories is looking for Outstanding Histology Talent for positions within our network of veterinary diagnostic reference laboratories. Candidates with experience in all aspects of histology (grossing, embedding, sectioning, cutting, and special stains) are strongly preferred. ASCP certification is not required but is strongly preferred. Please click on each link for more information about each open position, and apply directly to each job: Memphis, TN: Histology Technologist, day shift (12:00pm-8:30pm): North Grafton, MA: Histology Technician, varying hours: West Sacramento, CA: Histology Technician II, night shift (6:30pm-3:00am): Please follow the links above to each job description, for the requirements and qualifications for each position. Come join our team today! ********* The Histology Technician/Technologist performs laboratory analyses and tests. Prepares samples, sets up instruments, runs tests and reads, interprets and releases results. May perform variety of customer service activities for internal and external customers. Specializes in one or more of the following areas: Histology Processing tissue samples for Pathologists using grossing, embedding, microtomy, staining and special staining techniques. Assures accurate and timely delivery of casework (and collateral materials) to on-site & off-site pathologists. May be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting virtual microscopy (VM) systems which provide remote viewing & digital slide analysis capability to pathologists; organizes and archives pending and completed VM cases; creates and maintains VM system standard operating procedures; tracks VM system errors; troubleshoots VM system problems with pathologists, labs, vendors, IT and others; runs regular meetings and meets with vendors; sets up and trains users; and other related activities. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Sets up and runs lab tests. Reads and releases test results. Tests performed may be more routine and less complex. Exercises judgment in evaluating and reporting results in consultation with veterinarians/pathologists and others. Performs equipment maintenance activities. Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures. Awareness of quality control and calibration. Developing knowledge of multiple specialties. Works under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment. Consult with senior peers on non-complex tasks to learn through experience. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Basic skills and proficiency (may sacrifice speed for accuracy until proficiency grows). Applies job skills and lab policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks. Works on tasks that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. May be cross trained and perform specimen processing responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Adherence to attendance-related policies and expectations is critical to this position. Performs other duties as assigned. Adheres to and models the IDEXX Purpose & Guiding Principles.


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