Histotechnologist II - 115782
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#115782 Histotechnologist IIFiling Deadline: Mon 10/3/2022
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This position will remain open until filled
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/19/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/28/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under direction of the Supervisor, the Histotechnologist performs technical histology tasks and procedures to include tissue processing, tissue embedding, microtomy, staining, immunofluorescence, accessioning, equipment preventive maintenance, quality control, immunohistochemistry, inventory, supply ordering, data gathering/reports, slide and FFPE block filing/retrieval and other histology related duties.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience as an histotechnologist.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Microtomy, sectioning and embedding proficiency.
- Histotechnician or Histotechnology certification by A.S.C.P.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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