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Histology Technologist HT

Physicians Laboratory Omaha, NE

Job Description

Histology Technologist HT

This person performs complex procedures necessary in preparing specimens of human and animal tissue for diagnoses by a pathologist. ASCP Registered Histotechnologist or related bachelor's of science degree with at least 1 or more years of related experience, or will possibly consider 1 or more years of histology experience with at least a high school diploma.  Good manual dexterity and visual acuity required.


Essential Functions

  • Prepare dyes and solutions for special and routine staining according to laboratory procedure.
  • Assign and record accession number and label specimen according to Laboratory procedure.
  • Dictation of gross examination according to prescribed protocols.
  •  Dissect and submit tissue samples for microscopic examination without direct supervision.
  • Process tissue specimens on tissue processing equipment according to Laboratory procedure.
  • Identify, position, and embed tissue specimens in paraffin to prepare for microtomy according to Laboratory procedure.
  • Perform microtomy on paraffin embedded specimens as per Laboratory procedure.
  • Place and fix the cut tissue specimens on glass slides according to Laboratory procedure to render quality cross-sections of tissue specimens for pathologist viewing.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area according to safety standards and Laboratory image requirements.
  • Perform and document requisite preventive maintenance procedures on specific laboratory instrumentation by following manufacturer's instructions to assure reliable and continuous performance.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all laboratory information according to Laboratory policy.
  • Strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Essential time management skills to complete assigned work duties during high volume times.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Mandatory use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Compliance with OSHA and laboratory safety procedures.
  • Exhibit strong customer service skills with other department and client personnel.


This is a benefits eligible position.


Physicians Laboratory Services, Inc is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer - qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin or any other legally protected basis.


Contact Tracy Coleman at 402-731-4145 with questions.



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Job Details

Date Posted October 11, 2018
Date Closes November 10, 2018
Address 4840 F St
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Histology
Function Histotechnician
Job Type Full-time Employee
Monday through Friday 5:00 am to 1:30 pm.
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
Zipcode 68117
Name Tracy Coleman
Address 4840 F St
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68117

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • HistoTechnologist
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • And More ...