Top Histologic Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Histologic Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Histologic Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.1% of Histologic Technician resumes contained Routine Histology as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Histologic Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Histologic Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Routine Histology

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Here's how Routine Histology is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Completed routine histology procedures efficiently and safely resulting in being selected as the Safety Officer for the histology department.
  • Performed routine histology preparation of biopsy and surgical specimens for study by licensed pathologist.
  • Perform routine histology including quality assurance of microscope slides and staining techniques.
  • Performed routine histology/cytology procedures and IHC and managed 7-20 staff members.
  • Contract position within the histology department performing routine histology duties.
  • Perform special staining procedures along with routine Histology.
  • Performed routine histology in a military hospital.
  • Perform laboratory procedures involving routine histology.
  • Perform routine histology duties such as embedding, sectioning, routine staining, special staining and cover slipping.
  • Performed embedding, cutting, special stains, grossing, accessioning of specimens and other routine histology functions.
  • Perform routine histology tasks including embedding, sectioning, and routine, special, and immunological staining.
  • Performed routine Histology duties including grossing, embedding cutting H&E and special staining procedures.
  • Travel to facilities to help perform routine histology tasks due to short staffing issues.
  • Assisted in routine histology tasks such as embedding and cutting daily workload.
  • Worked in a routine Histology environment where skills could be utilized.
  • Perform routine Histology duties on a daily basis, unsupervised.
  • Perform routine histology on tissue samples submitted to the laboratory.
  • Performed all phases of routine histology.
  • Perform routine histology including embedding, cutting, routine special stains, and immunohistochemistry staining.
  • Performed routine Histology duties with a concentration in neuropathology and muscle enzymes.

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2. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with the maintenance of lab equipment and assessed adequacy of chemicals and stains.
  • Clean lab equipment/ work area and communicates any equipment malfunctions to appropriate department staff.
  • Maintain proper documentation and calibration of work stations and Histology lab equipment's.
  • Prepared and maintained lab equipment for daily usage.
  • Operate and maintain histology lab equipment.3.
  • Instruct the training of two employees on cutting on a microtome, using lab equipment and performing special stains.
  • Maintained lab equipment such as microscopes, microtomes, tissue processors, embedding centers, and water baths.
  • Use automated equipment and instruments including microscopes, microtomes and other lab equipment.
  • Maintain QC of lab equipment such as ThinPrep machine, Bioview microscopes, VP 2000 stainer, Ventanta IHC stainer

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3. Special Stains

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Here's how Special Stains is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Performed special stains, specialized in sectioning and staining of surgical pathology specimens.
  • Position: General histology, Special stains, Autopsy assistant, Cytology preparation
  • Performed manual special stains for tissue requiring additional pathological analysis.
  • Completed special stains for specimens requested by pathologists.
  • Performed daily various special stains for interpretation.
  • Perform routine H and E stains, special stains and maintained records to demonstrate proficiency testing samples and patient specimens.
  • Assist with student training, special stains, routine sectioning, embedding and staining of surgical and autopsy samples.
  • Perform technical procedures of embedding, cutting, routine and special stains (as requested), manual cover-slipping.
  • Make sure billing received accurate record of what was done for special stains and IHC to ensure proper billing.
  • Preformed Autopsies, special stains, IP's, frozen, cytology prep, embedded and prepared microscopic slides.
  • Implemented procedures necessary for routine H and E slides, special stains and other technical procedures as required.
  • Performed all aspects of histology by the caseload beginning with grossing fresh prep and ending with special stains.
  • Process H&E slides, special stains, frozen sectioning, and other technical procedures as required.
  • Evaluate the stain log and performing the special stains, IHC and IF requests received from the pathologists.
  • Performed all routine duties and, volunteered to perform all routine special stains while in their employment.
  • Provided expertise in special stains procedures by revising existing protocols which reduced staining time by 90 percent.
  • Embed and cut tissue sections for routine and special stains, IHC both manually and automated.
  • Send out cases for second opinion and or special stains and tests not done at KRMC.
  • Perform special stains, HandE stain and cover slip all cases and distribute to pathologists.
  • Performed special stains, solution preparation, writing special stain SOP's and quality-control forms.

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4. Microtome

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Here's how Microtome is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Use automated equipment and instruments includes microtomes.
  • Cut specimens with automated microtome.
  • Position: Complete processing of dermatology specimens, IHC staining and Projects such as cutting brain specimens on sliding microtome.
  • Embed with paraffin and cut with microtome large array of patient specimens for high volume output.
  • Process, embedding, microtome, H&E staining for evaluation by the pathologist.
  • Embed processed tissue in paraffin, and use of a microtome to cut quality sections.
  • Performed routine embedding of tissue and performed microtome preparation of tissue slides in Histology.
  • Cut sections of body tissues using microtome and place on glass slide.
  • Used microtome to cut, on average, 150 blocks a day.
  • Gross, process, embed tissue subsequently cutting tissue using a microtome.
  • Cut 150 minimum of biopsy and large tissue blocks using a microtome.
  • Embed and microtome cut control blocks for Quality Assurance staining techniques.
  • Maintain processor, embedding station, microtome, and stain lines.
  • Demonstrated embedding, microtome sectioning and H&E staining.
  • Produce high quality slides with both manual and automatic microtomes.
  • Embed and cut tissue on manual and automated microtomes.
  • Performed routine maintenance on manual microtomes and manual strainers.
  • Fast and efficient in cutting on a microtome.
  • Maintain the care and cleaning of the microtome.
  • Embed specimen and submitted blocks for microtome procedures.

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5. Surgical Pathology

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Here's how Surgical Pathology is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Processed surgical pathology specimens from paraffin embedding through cutting sections and staining for Pathologist review and diagnosis.
  • Gross dictation experience with surgical pathology biopsy cases.
  • Gross examination of surgical pathology specimens.
  • Lead lower grade technicians who perform technical duties in autopsy surgical dissection, and surgical pathology functions.
  • Coordinated with host country vendors to procure for and outfit the autopsy suite, histopathology and surgical pathology labs.
  • Provided Histology, Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry support to department, Safety Coordinator for Histology Department

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6. Routine H

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Here's how Routine H is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Implemented procedures necessary for routine H&E stains and IHC methods as required.
  • Performed routine H&E as well as IHC staining as per Pathologists directions.
  • Performed routine H&E stains Performed antibody optimization using multiple dilutions.
  • Performed routine H&E staining either manually or automated.
  • Implemented procedures necessary for routine H and E slides.
  • Prepared slides for routine H&E staining.
  • Cut slides for brain cases, Routine H&E, Specials and IHC requests.
  • Embedded cut and routine H&E stains.
  • Perform routine H & E stains.
  • Performed routine H&E stains.
  • Perform routine histopathologic procedures including trimming, embedding and frozen sectioning.
  • Performed routine histological work to aid the doctors in the diagnoses of disease.
  • Perform routine histotech duties including embedding, cutting, and staining of tissue
  • Embed, cut, stain, and coverslip routine H&E's.
  • Perform routine histopathologic procedures including grossing, embedding, microtomy, routine H&E staining and IHC staining.
  • Performed daily, all routine histological duties to include processing, embedding, microtomy, and staining.
  • Contract position ) Duties include: Routine H&E, embedding, cutting and staining.

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7. IHC

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Here's how IHC is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Demonstrated leadership in the acquisition and management of control tissues, including a lab-wide transition to a new IHC platform.
  • Maximize IHC inventory and place purchase for all IHC antibodies, reagents and supplies from various companies.
  • Initiated the validation process of atherosclerosis IHC assays to study drug dosage effects on carotid plaques.
  • Implemented a comprehensive IHC program covering instrumentation, maintenance, test supplies and staff training.
  • Perform routine and developmental IHC lab techniques, resolve and troubleshoot procedural and technical problems.
  • Perform IHC staining of tissue section slides using a variety of automated IHC staining platforms.
  • Trained other technicians, pathology assistant students on IHC, frozen and EM techniques.
  • Trained for 6 months in IHC doing procedures manually, including antibody dilution.
  • Process 400 blocks per night on average, 100-150 individual IHC test per shift
  • Use of computers for billing, patient data entry and IHC machine use.
  • Prepared slides using specified antibodies for IHC and ISH stains on tissue received.
  • Assisted in rewriting processor schedules to increase quality of specimens with IHC testing.
  • Configured IHC software and trained staff on its use for IHC testing.
  • Maintain clean glassware stock related to special stain, IHC and IF.
  • Developed a new tumor surrogate IHC platform for Merck's oncology franchise.
  • Participated in the validation of over 72 IHC stains for new equipment.
  • Performed quality control on H&E stain and IHC stains.
  • Process an average of 200 IHC / special stain slides daily.
  • Validate all antibodies that come in for IHC and ISH.
  • Cut IHC specimens to specifications and requests made by pathologist.

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8. Frozen Sections

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Here's how Frozen Sections is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Process preparatory cytology and sample accessioning, perform frozen sections for surgical diagnosis.
  • Conducted frozen sections on specimens as per pathologist direction.
  • Perform frozen sections procedures within designated time limits.
  • Performed frozen sections and assisted Pathologists with autopsies.
  • Provided pathologists with frozen sections for immediate diagnosis.
  • Stained and mounted slides for presentation to pathologist for evaluation, including frozen sections, routine and specialty staining techniques.
  • Assisted Pathologists and other physicians on frozen sections, bone marrow biopsies, fine needle aspirations, and autopsies.
  • Grossed Placenta's, frozen sections, special stains, IP's, embedded and prepared microscopic slides.
  • Accession specimens for surgical pathology, lab send-outs, frozen sections and cytology using CERNER computer program.
  • Dissected human specimens, cut frozen sections, and dictated surgical gross findings for pathology reports.
  • Cut and stained rush frozen sections at the Physicians Day Surgery in Naples, FL.
  • Assisted Residents in Surgical Pathology with Frozen sections to freeze, cut mount and stain.
  • Assisted pathologists in sectioning and staining of OCT embedded tissue (frozen sections).
  • Cut frozen sections for Pathologists and stain tissue using rapid H&E protocol.
  • Performed routine histology, special stains, H&E, frozen sections.
  • Performed frozen sections at the MIOSH (DMC surgery center) surgery center.
  • Prepare and cut frozen sections upon immediate request by pathologist during surgeries.
  • Perform IHC, Special Stains, Frozen Sections and all routine Histology.
  • Job duties included accessioning specimen, embedding, cutting and frozen sections.
  • Satisfy the pathologist every growing exceptions when it comes to frozen sections.

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9. Tissue Specimens

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Here's how Tissue Specimens is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Prepare patient tissue specimens for microscopic examination and analysis by a Pathologist.
  • Assisted pathologist with gross examination of tissue specimens for abnormalities.
  • Prepared tissue specimens generated in fast-paced pharmaceutical based projects.
  • Prepared tissue specimens and body fluids for pathological diagnosis.
  • Maintained safety/ protocol while processing hundreds of tissue specimens.
  • Exercised proper embedding techniques of paraffin infiltrated tissue specimens.
  • Prepared tissue specimens for microscopic analysis by pathologist.
  • Maintain tissue inventories and discard residual tissue specimens at appropriate intervals and maintain up-to-date inventories and records relating to tissues.
  • Maintain a short-term storage system for formalin/fixed tissue specimens, and dispose of these materials by approved methods when necessary.
  • Receive tissue specimens and enter into log book, accessioning, making cassettes, faxing the reports etc.
  • Fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax tissue specimens to be preserved for study by Pathologist.
  • Perform tasks associated with specimen processing to include embedding, cutting and staining of tissue specimens.
  • Processed pathology tissue samples, regular and special staining, embedding, and grossing tissue specimens.
  • Stain tissue specimens with dyes or other chemicals to make cell details visible under microscopes.
  • Ensured best practices in preparing, processing, and recording of tissue specimens for Pathologists.
  • Gross dictation of tissue specimens, followed by processing, embedding, cutting and staining.
  • United Pathology Tampa, FL Grossing Technician 05/2010 to 10/2010 Grossed and processed tissue specimens.
  • Cut and prepared slides for quick frozen tissue specimens for rapid diagnosis by the pathologist.
  • Differentiate acceptable and unacceptable processing, embedding, cutting and staining of tissue specimens.
  • Process frozen tissue specimens and first assist in Dermatology procedures and minor in-office surgeries.

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10. Immunohistochemical Stains

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Here's how Immunohistochemical Stains is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Performed immunohistochemical stains on a variety of tissues via the Benchmark XT/BenchMark-ULTRA.
  • Prepare and complete special stains and Immunohistochemical stains.
  • Perform histochemical and immunohistochemical stains on a variety of tissues as per the Pathologists directions.
  • Performed Immunohistochemical stains on a variety of tissues via Dako and Ventana instruments.

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11. Paraffin Blocks

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Here's how Paraffin Blocks is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Maintain & archive files of slides & paraffin blocks, lab documents such as special stain logs & spreadsheets.
  • Pulled paraffin blocks for further analysis as well as filed them for storage.
  • Processed tissues, changed reagents, embedded specimens, sectioned paraffin blocks.
  • Maintain a readily accessible filing system for paraffin blocks and glass slides.
  • Store biopsy tissue in paraffin blocks for later use.
  • Organized slides and paraffin blocks for efficient retrieval.
  • Embed and cut paraffin blocks.
  • Embed tissue in paraffin blocks.
  • Filed reports and paraffin blocks.
  • Cut paraffin blocks using microtome with focus on cytology specimens, biopsies, kidney and prostate needle cores.
  • Processed and embedded tissue in paraffin and cut paraffin blocks using microtomes.
  • Perform microtomy of paraffin blocks.
  • Identify and access paraffin blocks to maintain adequate control tissue for histo and immunohistochemical stains.
  • Processed patient surgical pathology specimens, cut paraffin blocks using microtomes, stained prepared tissue, and coversliped slides.
  • Certified Histotech Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN Embed and cut paraffin blocks.
  • Assisted pathology assistants as required Performed routine and special stains Rotated through checkout process Filed both paraffin blocks and slides

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12. Cytology

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Here's how Cytology is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Processed gynecological and non-gynecological cytology specimens.
  • Performed hands-on histology specimen tasks and coordinated with Cytology, Blood Bank and Chemistry sections of an Advanced Pathology laboratory.
  • Aided in the implementation of a new company-wide information management software Selected to train cytology support technicians.
  • Processed cytology specimens, used thin prep analyzer and performed imaging on cytology specimens.
  • Accession specimen and extract cells for screening of bladder cancer in cytology/histology department.
  • Performed routine and special histology procedures, prepared cytology specimens and slides.
  • Prepared specimens for processing and staining for Pathology and Cytology diagnosis.
  • Trained new Cytology Prep technicians in proper preparation techniques and procedures.
  • Reference lab specializing in cytology and pathology preparation and diagnosis.
  • Developed expertise in preparation of all types of cytology specimens.
  • Process all cytology specimens as define in standard operating procedures.
  • Performed various staining techniques on histology and cytology specimens.
  • Conducted urine cytology and recorded results for pathology review.
  • Performed Quality Control of histology slides and Cytology slides.
  • Performed order entry for cytology and customer support.
  • Accessioned all specimens for both Histology and Cytology.
  • Perform Cytology for various medical facilities.
  • Performed cytology routine processing and staining.
  • Prepare all non-gynecologic specimens for cytology.
  • Accessioned surgical and cytology specimens.

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13. Microscopic Examination

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Here's how Microscopic Examination is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Perform a variety of routine and specialized histology techniques and procedures of human tissue sections for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis.
  • Reconcile labels with finished products and provide specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the Pathologist.
  • Cut, processed and embedded surgical specimens for microscopic examination.
  • Provided specimens for microscopic examination and diagnosis by the pathologist.
  • Process tissue for microscopic examination by licensed pathologists.
  • Prepared the surgical pathology specimens for microscopic examinations.
  • Prepare tissues for microscopic examination by a pathologist.
  • Primed slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis with minimal requests for reprocessing, re-cutting or re-staining.
  • Prepare and process human tissue and organ sample for microscopic examination.
  • Prepared the surgical pathology specimens for microscopic examinations Embedded and cut patients' tissue to be examined microscopically.
  • Cut sections of body tissues for microscopic examination using microtomes.
  • Prepared media and tissue culture through fixation, and embedding, and prepared histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination.
  • Prepare H&E and IHC slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination by use of a microtome.
  • Prepared tissue for microscopic examination including all routine histological procedures, including preparation of tissue for Immunohistochemical procedures.
  • Assist Pathologist in operating suite Prepared tissue for diagnostic, microscopic examination Special stains
  • Prepared histological slides from tissue section for microscopic examination Assisted in embedding Assisted in microtomy Assisted in routine and special stains

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14. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Maintain laboratory equipment including yearly and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Participated in daily equipment preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on all lab equipment.
  • Maintained service contracts and scheduled preventative maintenance on all equipment in the laboratory.
  • Managed department during long term absences and vacations Aided in quality control and preventative maintenance Trained many individuals in the workplace
  • Performed preventative maintenance on different cryostats (Leica, Avantec) on an as needed basis.
  • Used automated stainers (Leica & Dako) and provided preventative maintenance.

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15. Surgical Specimens

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Here's how Surgical Specimens is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Maintain accurate and legible documentation associated with receiving, accessioning, labeling, testing, and reporting surgical specimens.
  • Grossed in over 6400 dermatology and biopsy specimens including minor surgical specimens.
  • Prepared slides from surgical specimens after processing, using embedded paraffin technique.
  • Prepared gross surgical specimens for sectioning by pathologist and pathology aide.
  • Assist pathologist with frozen section preparations and grossing of surgical specimens.
  • Assist Pathologist with preparation of surgical specimens for processing.
  • Embedded and sectioned surgical specimens in according to orientation.
  • Embedded surgical specimens-responsible for proper skin orientation.
  • Verified and accessioned routine surgical specimens.
  • Prepared surgical specimens for pathological review.
  • Assisted pathologist while grossing surgical specimens.
  • Prepare surgical specimens for diagnostic examination.
  • General Histology Duties cutting surgical specimens
  • Described gross anatomic features of routine, uncomplicated surgical specimens, ensured that all lesions, markings and sutures are mentioned.
  • Experience in fully automated histology laboratory with a volume of 62,000 surgical specimens in 1999.
  • Perform embedding, cutting, and H&E staining of surgical specimens.
  • Embed large volume of autopsies, small biopsies, and surgical specimens.
  • Accessioned surgical specimens into the lab from inpatient and outpatient facilities.
  • Selected to train new technicians in sectioning of routine surgical specimens.
  • Transport surgical specimens from the Surgery desk to the Laboratory.

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16. Cryostat

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Here's how Cryostat is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Cut frozen section tissues on cryostat machine and preparation for microscope review from doctor.
  • Perform Cryostat sectioning -Assisted with Laboratory Set-up, and writing of CL-SOP's.
  • Cut frozen specimens on cryostat for rapid diagnosis.
  • Performed DIF's using the cryostat.
  • Maintain cryostat machinery and staining reagents.
  • Sectioned frozen intestinal samples via cryostat.
  • Practiced frozen sectioning on the cryostat.
  • Sectioned frozen tissue on cryostat.
  • Maintained cryostat and work truck.
  • Gained additional experience in processing, embedding, cryostat sectioning and general microtomy.
  • Use of cryostat for sectioning muscle biopsies and stain with H&E and Histochemical stains.
  • Mastered tissue processing, paraffin embedding and microtomy, including cryostat sectioning of frozen tissues.
  • Cut tissue sections using the cryostat for immediate onsite diagnosis.
  • Cut frozen tissue on cryostat for routine and immunofluorescence.
  • Maintained cryostat, embedding stations, Tissue-Tek processor, automated stainers and coverslip and performed daily quality control on all slides.
  • Maintained automatic H&E stainers, processors, cryostats, recyclers, and hand staining stations.
  • Utilize a cryostat to section cryo preserved tissues.3.

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17. Leica

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Here's how Leica is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Experience using Leica automated equipment.
  • Optimize and validate new IHC antibodies and protocols on Leica Bond platform.
  • Perform IHC staining using Leica Bond Max.
  • Optimize IHC Leica Bond Unit.
  • Document the Leica Bond 5.0 Immunohistochemistry system standard operating procedure and assist with system setup.
  • Serve as resource for Immunohistochemistry utilizing the Leica BondMax instrument.
  • Embed biopsy in paraffin, cut paraffin embedded block using a Leica microtone at 3 microns.
  • Certified training by Leica in usage of the ASP 300 Tissue Processor.
  • Maintain Leica auto-stainer, hand stain lines and regent logs.
  • Maintained Tissue-Tek processors, Leica autostainer, and handset.
  • Maintained stainer of tissue processor Leica 1040 TP.
  • Implemented Immunohistochemistry from scratch utilizing the Leica Bond Max stainer.
  • Maintain Leica H&E stainer, coverslipper, cassette writer, and slide writer.
  • Maintain Leica Tissue-Tek processors, Ventana XT IHC stainer an H& E line.
  • Experience in Tissue Tek, Leica Bond and Ventana Bench.
  • Operated Leica Bond, Ventana Benchmark and Special Stainers.
  • Loaded the racks with slides to be placed and processed as H&Es on the Leica stainer.
  • Accessioned and stained Bronchoalveolar lavage specimens Loaded and Unloaded the Leica H&E stainer.
  • Trained on the Ventana Benchmark XT and the Leica Bond Immunohistochemical Stainers.
  • Used and maintained Leica, Peloris and Shandon processors .

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18. Mohs

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Here's how Mohs is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Ordered monthly supplies for both MOHS and histology labs, kept up with quality assurance and maintenance forms and equipment.
  • Embedded and cut patients' tissues including MOHS tissues, breast core biopsies.
  • Verified patient privacy information; Alternate Mohs technician for Dermatology dept.
  • Managed Mohs Surgery lab ultimately increasing productivity by 104%.
  • Prepare routine frozen diagnostic histology preparations using standard Mohs technique.
  • Created guidelines to help future hires understand and comprehend the lab techniques integral in the Mohs process.
  • Worked directly with and assisted surgeons to determine the effectiveness of the Mohs Surgery.
  • Admit and room patients for mohs procedures.
  • Train all new Mohs technicians.
  • Stain Mohs tissue using H&E method.
  • Worked with a Mohs surgeons preparing dermatology tissue for histological analysis of cancer margins through frozen sectioning.
  • Bench train MD Anderson Cancer Center -- Histotechnology Program students on the Mohs technique.
  • Assisted nurses helping to keep Mohs procedures flowing smoothly, cleaning and autoclaving instruments.

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19. Dako

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Here's how Dako is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Performed some IHC's using DAKO's automated stainer and antigen retrieval techniques.
  • Implemented protocols after validation for new antibodies using the Dako Autostainer Link 48.
  • Prepare (write procedures) for CAP Inspections Immunohistochemestry on a DAKO instrument.
  • Utilized and Maintained Dako Omnis IHC Automated staining equipment.
  • Completed the validation process for Dako special stainer.
  • Learned the Dako special stainer.
  • Performed histology, including immunohistochemistry using the Dako Artisan stainer.
  • Work in the immunohistochemistry lab for Adventist health care hospital running slides through Dako and Ventana stain-er.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents for three platform of IHC (Dako, Bond and Ventana).
  • Performed IHC staining and troubleshooting, very familiar with IHC stainers including Ventana Benchmark and Dako.
  • Experience with Ventana Benchmark XT, Ventana ULTRA, DAKO immunostainer and DAKO PT LINK systems
  • Established and wrote immunohistochemical staining procedures for Ventana Benchmark and Dako Autostainer Link 48 for this start-up laboratory.
  • Embed and section xenograft specimens Performed IHC stains on Labvision, Dako, and Leica platforms.
  • Worked with Dako Auto Stainer, Ventana IHC and Leica Automated equipment.
  • Change reagents on Processors and Leica Automated H&E Leica ASP6025 Stainer, Artisan TM Special Stainer by Dako.
  • Operated the Ventana Nexes, Ventana Benchmark, Ventana Benchmark XT, and Dako Autostainer.

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20. Bone Marrow

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Here's how Bone Marrow is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Execute daily operations of receiving and processing of surgical, non-gynecological, and bone marrow specimens.
  • Collected specimens from surgery department and assisted on obtaining bone marrow specimens.
  • Follow protocols for processing and cutting bone marrow/organ specimens.
  • Assist Pathologist/Oncologist during bone marrow procedures.
  • Cut and stain for H&E Gross in small specimens Fine needles and Bone Marrows Cytology slides stained.
  • Assist Pathologists with patients during bone marrow procedure including sterile set-up, instrument handling, smear preparations.
  • Assisted Oncology department on 60 Bone Marrow procedures and transcribed over 8,000 pathology reports and consultations.
  • Prepare and stain bone marrow smears, prepare and fix bone marrow aspirate and biopsy core.
  • Prepare and process surgical, autopsy, bone marrow and biopsy specimens for Gross Examination.
  • Prepared and processed specimens, grossed in liver, bone marrow and gastrointestinal tissue processing.
  • Managed and maintained Morgue operations and assisted with autopsies and bone marrow biopsies.
  • Assist hematology department with the collection and processing of bone marrow specimens.
  • Assisted in all fine needle aspirates and bone marrow biopsies.
  • Assist on all fine needle procedures and bone marrow procedures.
  • Worked with doctors at obtaining bone marrow slides.
  • Prepared bone marrow slides and specimens for analysis.
  • Grossed bone marrow specimens and blood clots.
  • Processed decal specimens and bone marrows.
  • Prepare bone marrow specimens for processing.4.
  • Prepare bone marrow blocks for cutting.

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21. Clia

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Here's how Clia is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Managed lab for CLIA and State Inspections to include QA and QC, processor maintenance and workload.
  • Maintained the department inspection ready at all times, in accordance with CLIA and CAP regulations.
  • Adhered to CAP, CLIA, State Regulations, HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations.
  • Developed and implemented health and safety protocols and procedures in accordance with CLIA and OSHA regulations
  • Maintained all records needed to be in good standings with CLIA and CAP.
  • Maintain Laboratory compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulation.
  • Maintained all validation, optimization, and quality control documents for CLIA inspections.
  • Prepared the laboratory for CAP, Joint Commission, and CLIA inspections.
  • Gross in small specimens as determined by CLIA '88.
  • Passed all CLIA inspections with no discrepancy marks.
  • Conducted the CLIA inspection along with the Pathologist.
  • Maintained all regulatory compliance with CLIA policies.
  • Learned and complied with CAP, JCAHO, CLIA, OSHA, and other regulatory.
  • Prepare for CLIA, CAP, and JACHO inspections.
  • Order supplies, maintan logs to comply with CLIA standards.
  • Perform gross tissue examination (meets personnel qualifications set forth by the 1988 CLIA CFR [ ] Ensure proper tissue processing.

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22. Technical Procedures

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Here's how Technical Procedures is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Operate and manage laboratory performing all technical procedures requiring independent judgment and advanced skills.
  • Implemented procedures necessary for routine H&E slide and other technical procedures as required.
  • Bill clients for technical procedures.
  • Supervised new histotechs with various technical procedures.
  • Performed advanced technical procedures (i.e.
  • Cross-trained in Clinical pathology & all In-Life technical procedures Teratology (C-sections, viscerals, skeletals, & fetal examinations)

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23. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Maintained documentation of specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized data entry.
  • Managed and reconciled billing through accurate medical coding and data entry.
  • Performed data entry for histology specimens.
  • Assist in data entry involving patient data for billing and laboratory sequence of numbers.
  • Answered phone, data entry of patient's info.
  • Perform data entry and transcription.
  • Enter specimen billing codes, data entry with CPSI and APeasy systems.
  • Put in orders , data entry from blood collections , took specimens to proper areas to be tested.
  • Performed data entry and bill coding Implemented trackers for Instrumentation maintenance, reports, and workflow

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24. Dermatology

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Here's how Dermatology is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Gross in approximately 2000 biopsy and dermatology cases with no pathology supervision.
  • Performed gross dissection of dermatology tissue.
  • Embed and section dermatology specimens.
  • Gross examination of dermatology specimens.
  • Performed frozen section protocols (sentinel node, dermatology) and maintained supplies and equipment at outpatient surgery center.
  • Grossed in dermatology and biopsy specimens independently as well as a few minor surgical cases.
  • Perform grossing of dermatology specimens consisting of excisions, shaves, and punch biopsies.
  • Associated Dermatology - 50 S. Last Chance Gulch Helena, MT, Tel.
  • Gross a variety of specimens from prostate to dermatology biopsies.
  • Grossed in over 3000 dermatology and biopsy specimens.
  • Embedded surgical, dermatology, and autopsy tissues.
  • Grossed and dictated dermatology and G.I.
  • Monitor and train others regarding dermatology sample inking, processing,correct orientation requirements during embedding and sectioning.
  • Process dermatology specimens and microscopic slides for the dermatopathologist.
  • Experience: -North Jersey Dermatology Lab, Paterson, N. J.
  • Performed microtomy, H&E, and special staining of surgical, dermatology, and autopsy tissues .
  • Grossed all dermatology specimens Perform all basic histology functions Responsible for equipment maintenance Adhered to all slide delivery deadlines
  • Developed the Moh's lab and worked as a Histotechnologist processing tissue and preparing slides for Moh's dermatology specimens.

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25. VIP

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Here's how VIP is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Grossed, embedded, cut, and distributed slides via FedEx, Maintained VIP processors and staining line.
  • Organized tissue processor such as VIP tissue processor.
  • Handled of the maintenance of the VIP, Shandon, embedding center and the processors daily.
  • Handled the maintenance of the VIP, Shandon, as well as the embedding center.
  • Confirm all tissues have proper fixation and processing on the Peloris and VIP processors.
  • Sustained a H & E stainer and VIP tissue processing machine.
  • Experience with Peloris and VIP processors.
  • Trained in use of and programming of Ventana immuno-staining system and VIP tissue processors.
  • Load and Unload the Thermo Excelsior and Sakura VIP specimen processor
  • Maintain VIP V tissue processor, and Leica auto stainer.
  • Use of tissue processors (Peloris, VIP TissueTek), Lieca automated stainers and Bond IHC platforms daily.
  • Instrument: VIP 300 Tissue Processor, Leica Stainer, Manual immunoperoxidase.
  • Trained to maintain Leica Bond (including making labels), Autostainer, Peloris II, and Sakura VIP tissue processor.
  • Instrument: Biocare Intellipath, Leica Multistainer, VIP 300 Processor, Tissue Tek automatic coverslipper.

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26. GI

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Here's how GI is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist according to policies and procedures.
  • Maintain surgical pathology gross dissection manual with input from the Anatomic Pathology Manager and Pathologists to update as necessary.
  • Scanned biopsy slides and gathered patient information to submit for pathologist and physician digital review and diagnostic reporting.
  • Performed gross examinations of dermatological specimens, inking them to establish proper orientation and sectioning them if required.
  • Coordinated and completed 28 studies producing over 7,500 slides for pathological evaluation supporting toxicology studies.
  • Assisted pathologists surgical and autopsy material, submitted for gross exam and microscopic diagnosis.
  • Respond rapidly and sufficiently to changing requirements, unexpected contingencies and other challenging situations.
  • Provided quality control by reviewing slides of other technicians before being forwarded to histologists.
  • Evaluate and solve problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis.
  • Assisted pathologists in study coordination, diagnose, and reported basic microscopic abnormalities.
  • Provide technical assistance to the pathologist in dissection and specimen recovery during autopsies.
  • Started as secretary of pathology office and was promoted to technologist in histology.
  • Appropriate tissue orientation techniques are followed to help pathologist diagnose correctly.
  • Integrated Regional Laboratory is a fast paced high volume laboratory.
  • Assisted pathologists, prepared pathology slides for staining and evaluation.
  • Assist pathologists or pathologists' assistants during gross examination.
  • Accessioned specimens from all surgical areas of Palmetto General.
  • Communicated directly with Chief Medical Director and other pathologists.
  • Aided Pathologist in over 100 government sanctioned protocols.
  • Registered out-patients and ordered required lab tests.

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27. Eosin

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Here's how Eosin is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Embedded tissue in appropriately sized molds, cut thin sections and mounted on slides, and stained with Hematoxylin/Eosin.
  • Performed special staining procedures on specimens with the use of Hematoxylin and Eosin stains.
  • Performed routine processing, cutting, and hematoxylin and eosin staining.
  • Perform and maintain Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
  • Developed a higher grade eosin for stainline.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in hematoxylin/eosin, toluidine blue, and acridine orange staining of cryosections.

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28. Ascp

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Here's how Ascp is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with all areas of histology in a large urban hospital, earning HTL(ASCP) certification.
  • Helped assist with education credits courses through ASCP for the clinical and anatomical lab.
  • Obtained USA experience necessary for my USA certification eligibility with ASCP.
  • Train new hires on tissue cutting for ASCP exam preparation.
  • Earned ASCP certification in 1980.
  • included one-year experience in autopsy services assisting an ASCP board certified Pathologist.
  • Contract defined HT (ASCP) duty assignment with healthcare clients in a clinical, or reference lab setting.

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29. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Managed preparations for College of American Pathologists (CAP) and National Quality Assurance (NQA) inspections.
  • Monitored ordering, scheduling, QC, QA and NAH implemented goals specifically geared toward the laboratory department.
  • Participate in histology techniques: Assists with CQI monitors, collects data for Director and QA Technical Committee.
  • Maintain records of supplies, equipment logs, QA's and QC's According to protocol.
  • Performed regular laboratory QA /QC, record keeping, troubleshooting, calibration and maintenance of instrumentation.
  • Performed regular laboratory QA/QC, record keeping, troubleshooting, calibration and maintenance of equipment.
  • Assisted in writing lab procedures, QA/QC documentation and preparation for our CAP inspection.
  • Carry out QC and QA tests, while maintaining proper documentation and up-to-date logs.
  • Assisted in maintaining the QA/QC laboratory logs and the quality improvement of the laboratory.
  • Maintain QA logs in laboratory, processing tissue, staining of specimens.
  • Review QA and QC records in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Experienced in following laboratory procedures, safety measures and QA/QC.
  • Worked with the Medical Director to implement a QA program.
  • Maintained all procedure manuals and QC/QA manuals.
  • Experienced in QA of all antibodies.
  • JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPOSIBILITIES:Receiving specimen, accession cases, assign number to cases/requisition/specimen.Do QA/QC of instruments and equipment.
  • Processed, cut and stained histological tissues-Designed and implemented the QA/QC program for the histopathology laboratory-Assisted pathologists with autopsies

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30. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Completed SDS manuals in preparation for CAP and JACHO inspection(s) as well as maintaining QC sheets.
  • Document all quality control activities such as QC H&E stain slides, QC special stain slides.
  • Maintain QC Logs up to date with current information pertaining to any recent troubleshooting and or adjustments.
  • Operate laboratory equipment Coordinate and assist in schedules and QC Participate in inspections Maintain all records.
  • Help in establishing a QC system which reduced overall errors and much more.
  • Maintained accurate QC records and performed routine maintenance on all equipment.
  • Maintained own lab, QC, CAP requirements.
  • Perform QC and Equipment maintenance and daily cleaning.
  • Maintain daily QC log to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain daily QC for equipment and solutions.
  • Recorded QC for all laboratory equipment.
  • Accession, embed, process, cut, and QC slides before send-out.
  • Supervised the training of technicians in embedding, staining, coverslipping, and QC.
  • Perform embedding, cutting and H&E staining Perform macro and micro QC
  • Inventory control, all lab QC and maintaince.
  • Perform routine maintenance and QC, ie.
  • Performed coverslipping and QC of prepared slides.
  • Perform required instrument maintenance and QC according to laboratory SOPs Assist with sample receipt and accessioning when necessary
  • Maintained and operated laboratory equipments such as tissue processor, grinder/polisher, pQCT and micro-CT.
  • Maintained QC control of Leica tissue processor, coverslip, and H & E..

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31. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Maintained Chemical Inventory and ensured OSHA compliance for chemical safety.
  • Served on hospital safety committee to make sure hospital Procedures were in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Take proper steps to ensure compliance with all medical and OSHA standards.
  • Maintain laboratory compliance with CAP, JCAHO and OSHA standards.
  • Prepared for and passed all OSHA and JCAHO inspections.
  • Understand and follow all safety and OSHA guidelines.

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32. FNA

low Demand
Here's how FNA is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Assist pathologists or other physicians to collect cell samples such as by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies.
  • Prepared FNA samples, tissue samples, and cytology samples for examination by pathologist.
  • Maintained Laboratory supplies for FNA section of the Cytology Department.
  • Assisted the Pathologist in bone marrows and FNA's.
  • Assist with FNA's and Bone Marrow Procedures.
  • Assist in FNA's with doctors in Radiology.
  • Processed FNA specimens and Pap smear specimens.
  • Assist Pathologist in the Gross Room and with FNA's.
  • Assisted Pathologist and Radiologist in FNAs
  • Oversee Histology Lab gross, embed, microtomy, special stains, distribution, FNA's
  • Assist the pathologist and radiologist with FNAs.
  • Process non-gyn specimen for cancer screening (ex urine, sputum, breast FNA's) Accession specimen OTHER EXPERICE:

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33. Cell Blocks

low Demand
Here's how Cell Blocks is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Gross description, selection of specimens, production of cell blocks from liquids and needle biopsies.
  • Prepared slides, thin preps and cell blocks.
  • Prepare and section cell blocks.
  • Processed preparation of cell blocks in microwave histoprocessor, embedding and cut all blocks.
  • Prepare cytospins and cell blocks for processing.
  • Utilized cytopreparatory techniques for non-gyn samples, to prepare smears, cytospins and cell blocks for routine diagnosis.

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34. Surgical Tissue

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Here's how Surgical Tissue is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Embedded, cut and stained surgical tissues for various doctors' offices
  • Processed specimens including embedding, microtomy and staining of all surgical tissues
  • Processed specimens including embedding, microtomy and staining of all surgical tissues Received and recorded all outside specimens from independent physicians
  • Processed specimens including embedding, microtomy and staining of all surgical tissues Assisted pathologist with autopsy procedures.

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35. Copath

low Demand
Here's how Copath is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Served on team to move laboratory to paperless communication, including training pathologists and technicians on ordering and reporting in CoPath.
  • Utilized the CoPath laboratory information system.
  • Receive the specimen and evaluates the suitability of the specimen and perform accessioning on CoPath.
  • Trained 15 histology technicians in new computer software, CoPath.
  • Skilled in CoPath and Histology Asset Tracking (HAT).
  • Collected monthly histology counts (reports) using CoPath system.
  • Used different software applications such as CoPath and Mysis, to perform data entry and status verification.
  • Worked with LIS Coordinator to ensure accurate patient data conversion from Meditech to CoPath software.
  • Accessed Copath database for patient information or reports.
  • Accessioned patient samples with the use of copath and Mysis software systems.
  • Experience with Citrix, Cerner, Copath, Epic and beaker.

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36. GLP

low Demand
Here's how GLP is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, local, CLIA, and CAP regulations along with GLP and GCP practices.
  • Compiled information for study files for archiving, and worked within guidelines for SOP's and GLP's.
  • Acquired pharmaceutical research lab experience, including familiarity with SOP's and GLP's.
  • Performed all tasks related to the processing of tissues from GLP and non-GLP studies.
  • Worked under GLP standards and ISO accreditation.
  • Assisted in GLP and CLIA laboratory compliance.
  • Perform necropsy according to protocol, process tissues for examination by a pathologist, follow GLP protocol, maintain laboratory equipment
  • Maintained safety records to ensure compliance with GLPs and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Established new protocols and SOPs structuring novel IHC capabilities based on clinical needs in a GLP environment.
  • Study Technician I Conducted laboratory research in compliance with GLP regulations.
  • Provide GLP compliant necropsy support within all biosafety levels (BSL 2-4) when needed.
  • Conduct work in accordance with SOPs & GLPs.6.
  • Assisted in writing/reviewing SOPs Complied with all applicable SOPs, GLPs, and other regulations.

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37. Patient Tissue

low Demand
Here's how Patient Tissue is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Maintain laboratory equipment used in processing and preparing patient tissue.
  • Accession, Process, Embed, Cut, and Stain a variety of patient tissue.
  • Prepared patient tissue samples for fixation, dehydration, and impregnation processes.
  • Worked closely with 7 Pathologists in examining and analyzing patient tissues.
  • Assist with the gross description of patient tissue samples.
  • Embed and cut patient tissue.
  • Load patient tissue onto processors.
  • Gross, embed, cut, special stained, (Vantana/manual) patient tissue.

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38. Patient Care

low Demand
Here's how Patient Care is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Assisted Pathologists with maintaining excellent quality patient care.
  • Maintained a professional work environment and upheld that patient care is of the utmost importance.
  • Direct relationship with the pathologist to ensure the best possible patient care.
  • Performed venipuncture on in-patient and out- patient care.
  • Coordinated patient care with physicians, nurses, lab, Stained H & E, special and immunochemistry stains.
  • Serve on intradepartmental hospital teams to improve workflow, patient care and billing accuracy and compliance.

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39. Trouble Shooting

low Demand
Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Trouble shooting of instrumentation, QC/QA documentation, all regulatory aspects related to CAP, CLIA, OSHA and DNV.
  • Resolve problems through trouble shooting and working with technicians in training and supervising work completed.
  • Trouble shooting, programming and general maintenance on all laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain quality control and trouble shooting on all laboratory equipment.
  • Provided trouble shooting with technical and equipment problems.
  • Trouble shooting of both equipment and stains.
  • Trouble shooting all technical problems.
  • Perform immunohistochemical staining, including programming and trouble shooting the autoimmunostainer.

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40. Special Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Special Procedures is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Prepared tissue specimen for routine and special procedures to confirm patient diagnosis.
  • Performed immunohistochemical stains and all other special procedures as required.
  • Lead histotechnologist in charge of all embedding, sectioning, and staining (including special procedures) within laboratory.
  • Perform special procedures: Thin needle, lymph node clearing, decalcification.
  • Performed routine histologic and special procedures including: Accessioning and billing entry using ICD-9 code.
  • Secured a working knowledge of a vast array of quality assurance, special stains, special chemicals, and special procedures.

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41. AFB

low Demand
Here's how AFB is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Participated in staining including routine through special (gms, afb, trichrome, reticulin) and immunoperoxidase.
  • Hand stains slides for Iron, Reticulum, Congo Red, AFB, Trichrome, and PAS.
  • Participated in staining including routine through special (gms, afb, trichrome, reticulin) and immunoperoxidase.

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42. Office Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Office Supplies is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Inventory and order medical, lab, or office supplies and equipment
  • Inventory and ordering of office supplies.

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43. GYN

low Demand
Here's how GYN is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Grossed and embedded urological, gynecological, dermatological, and gastrointestinal specimens
  • Prepare GYN and None GYN slides from complicated samples of specimens.
  • Accession all Non-Gyn and FN's for inpatient and outpatient specimens.
  • Cut and stained dermatology, non-dermatology and OB/GYN specimens.
  • Processed and stained GYN and non-GYN specimens.
  • Processed specimens including fine needle aspirations, non-gynecological smears and monolayers.
  • Process Pap smears for microscopic evaluation Process Non-Gyn specimens for microscopic evalution
  • United StatesPerformed accessioning, PAP staining and coverslipping gynecological samples.
  • Performed cytological procedures on gynecological samples, body fluid, etc.
  • Assist pathologist with non-gyn preparation and slide staining.
  • Perform grossing, embedding and microtomy on anatomical pathology specimen such as gynecology, dermatology and gastroenterology.
  • Perform embedding/microtomy/stainig of advance and complicated specimen (gynecology, urology, placentas etc.)
  • Accessioned nongyne specimens and prepares specimens for cytotechnologists.
  • Gross Room) grossed small specimens to include GI/EGD and small needle core biopsies, and all gyn specimens.
  • Prepared gyne (thin preps) for cytotechnologists.
  • General histology, and Cytyc operator for gyn and non-gyn.
  • Performed stains for Histology, Dermatocor, Nephrocor, Hematocor and Gynecor departments.

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44. Computer System

low Demand
Here's how Computer System is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Utilized laboratory computer system for recording and retrieving patient information and generating log sheets.
  • Assign surgical/cytology numbers and logs information into a computer system.
  • Used and maintained scientific equipment, instrumentation and computer systems.
  • Implemented and tested initial anatomic pathology computer system.
  • Trained five technicians on all aspects of the laboratory from using CoPath computer system to grossing complex tissue types.
  • Enter results of laboratory tests into the computer system daily, including patient name and history number.
  • Assisted in testing the SCC computer system along with validation of staining techniques on newly purchased equipment.
  • Scan bar codes and consent (paper, bottle, tube) into computer system.
  • Order entry, and billing of tests using the Corner computer system.
  • Fax reports and input patient information and orders into computer system.
  • Entered patient data to computer system.
  • Document test results and report them into a computer system Review and discuss cases and test results directly with a Laboratory Director
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the computer systems, equipment and daily instruments use in the grossing department.

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45. Control Slides

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Here's how Control Slides is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Prepared reagents, solutions and control slides.
  • Cover slipped and quality control slides.
  • Cut all control slides for research and run all immunofluorescence slides.
  • Cut tissue control slides, performed all QC on Ventanna instruments.
  • cut control slides for IHC and specials.
  • Evaluated and documented control slides and to ensure histological and immunohistochemical techniques were functioning properly.

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46. Confocal Microscopy

low Demand
Here's how Confocal Microscopy is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Imaged samples via automated slide scanner and confocal microscopy.

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47. Accession Specimens

low Demand
Here's how Accession Specimens is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Accession specimens according to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Accession specimens for daily work and send out testing using lab information system.
  • Accession specimens into the co-path system.
  • Accession Specimens using various internal tools.
  • Utilized computer aided systems to receive and accession specimens.

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48. Diagnostic Purposes

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Here's how Diagnostic Purposes is used in Histologic Technician jobs:
  • Prepared microscopic slides on human tissue for diagnostic purposes
  • Prepared microscopic slides for diagnostic purposes.
  • Prepare tissue for diagnostic purposes.
  • Performed highly complex tests on clinical specimens for diagnostic purposes Closely followed trends and techniques in pathology laboratory testing
  • Administered medication.Prepared clearly eligible slides for diagnostic purposes.
  • Performed highly complex tests on clinical specimens for diagnostic purposes.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Histologic Technician

Routine Histology17.2%
Lab Equipment13.2%
Special Stains11%
Microtome9.3%
Surgical Pathology6.8%
Routine H6.2%
IHC4.8%
Frozen Sections4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Histologic Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Routine Histology
Routine Histology
15.1%
15.1%
2
2
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
11.6%
11.6%
3
3
Special Stains
Special Stains
9.7%
9.7%
4
4
Microtome
Microtome
8.2%
8.2%
5
5
Surgical Pathology
Surgical Pathology
6%
6%
6
6
Routine H
Routine H
5.4%
5.4%
7
7
IHC
IHC
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Frozen Sections
Frozen Sections
4%
4%
9
9
Tissue Specimens
Tissue Specimens
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Immunohistochemical Stains
Immunohistochemical Stains
3.5%
3.5%
11
11
Paraffin Blocks
Paraffin Blocks
3.1%
3.1%
12
12
Cytology
Cytology
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Microscopic Examination
Microscopic Examination
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Surgical Specimens
Surgical Specimens
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Cryostat
Cryostat
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Leica
Leica
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Mohs
Mohs
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Dako
Dako
1%
1%
20
20
Bone Marrow
Bone Marrow
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Clia
Clia
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Technical Procedures
Technical Procedures
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Dermatology
Dermatology
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
VIP
VIP
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
GI
GI
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Eosin
Eosin
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Ascp
Ascp
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
QA
QA
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
QC
QC
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Osha
Osha
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
FNA
FNA
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Cell Blocks
Cell Blocks
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Surgical Tissue
Surgical Tissue
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Copath
Copath
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
GLP
GLP
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Patient Tissue
Patient Tissue
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Patient Care
Patient Care
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Special Procedures
Special Procedures
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
AFB
AFB
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
GYN
GYN
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Computer System
Computer System
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Control Slides
Control Slides
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Confocal Microscopy
Confocal Microscopy
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Accession Specimens
Accession Specimens
0.2%
0.2%
48
48
Diagnostic Purposes
Diagnostic Purposes
0.2%
0.2%

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