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Histotechnician/Histotechnoloigst (Medical Technologist)

Worcester, Massachusetts


Our technology is second to none and so are our Medical Technologists. Whether it’s genomic testing, ensuring quality, or pioneering new research, our Medical Technologists continue our 35-year tradition of being one of the premier testing laboratories in the world. Sound like an amazing opportunity? Learn more about the role below and apply.

  • Full Time
  • Entry to mid-level
  • Minimal travel

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  • Detail-oriented
  • Responsible
  • Positive
  • Independent
  • Patient
  • Confident
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Addtional Traits

  • Dependability
  • Communication

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Our Benefits / Perks

LabCorp offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, holiday pay, and up to 144 hours of paid time off per year.

  • Medical

  • Paid Time Off

  • Dental

  • 401k

  • Tutition Reimbursment

  • Life and Disability Insurance

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Requisition Number: 19-75084 Date posted: 01/10/2019 Shift: 1 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (4:30am - 1:00pm)

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Process human tissue and body fluid specimens in preparation for microscopic exam
  • Perform technical duties related to the production of histopathological slides of surgical specimens
  • Properly orient and embed surgical tissue specimens
  • Section the embedded tissue, using a microtome and mount the section properly on a microscope slide
  • Process mounted sections through routine staining procedures
  • Perform various immunohistochemicalon formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections
  • Process mounted sections through special staining procedures and prepare the stains and reagents needed for these special procedures
  • Operate and maintain manual and automated instruments
  • Perform and document equipment maintenance as needed
  • Record equipment log data in an accurate and timely manner
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and document all quality control activities
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, analysis and reporting
  • Identify and document problems that may adversely affect test performance and perform corrective actions when needed
  • Effectively communicate with histology team members


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Experience in routine histology is required
  • Previous experience utilizing standard histology equipment
  • Experience embedding both large and small specimens is a plus
  • Ability to accurately read all labels and documents
  • Experience working in a high volume laboratory environment
  • Familiarity with laboratory SOPs and safety protocol




Monday - Friday (4:30am - 1:00pm)
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