Histologist Resume Samples

A Histologist is responsible for preparing tissue specimens for routine and special procedures and to confirm a patient’s diagnosis. A well-drafted Histologist Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – performing complex histological procedures, records, and analyzes data; repairing and maintaining instruments; preparing thin slices of human, animal, or plant tissue on slides; mounting the tissue sample on a slide; testing tissue as per the pathologist needs; operating computerized laboratory equipment; disposing hazardous chemical wastes per regulatory guidelines, and maintaining the strictest confidentiality.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume includes the following – knowledge of CLIA regulations relating to proficiency testing, quality control, and quality assurance; proficiency of laboratory policies and procedures; skillful in using computer programs and applications; skillful in performing a full range of laboratory tests and operating a variety of laboratory instrumentation, and equipment; and knowledge of medical terminologies. The typical pathway to enter the occupation includes a degree and a technician certificate program.

Histologist Resume example

Histologist Resume

Objective : Goal-oriented education management professional with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills seeks opportunities to contribute expertise while working for a reputable organization.

Skills : Embedding, Cutting, Staining, Immunohistochemistry, Special Stains, Grossing.

Description :

    1. Ran special stains by hand and on automated stainer per Pathologists order.
    2. Ran IHC on automated stainer per Pathologists order.
    3. Maintained processor, embedding station, microtome, and stainers.
    4. Cut and stain frozen sections.
    5. Responsible for embedding, microtomy, routine H&E, special stains, immunohistochemistry, coverslipping, maintaining preventive maintenance records, etc.
    6. Performed routine histology, including processing, cutting, and embedding surgical specimens, special staining.
    7. Made multi-tissue controls Accomplishments HT ASCP since 1991 QIHC eligible.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Biology


Histologist Resume

Headline : Histologist is skilled in performing, conducting, and analyzing histology specimens. To produce the highest quality in advanced Histotechnology and Immunohistochemistry techniques.

Skills : Highly Organized, and Dedicated Professional, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared sections of body tissue for examination by a pathologist.
    2. Processed sections of the body tissue by fixation, dehydration, embedding, sectioning, decalcification, and routine and special techniques.
    3. Prepared slides from surgical and autopsy tissue specimens for light microscopic examination and interpretation by a pathologist.
    4. Assisted pathologist as necessary.
    5. Stored and disposed of specimens, paraffin blocks, and slides appropriately.
    6. Processed specimens (human and animal tissue) and other assigned duties.
    7. Collaborated with other practitioners in health-related fields.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Health Science


Histologist Resume

Headline : Histologist is skilled in performing, conducting, and analyzing histology specimens. Looking to produce the highest quality in advanced Histotechnology and Immunohistochemistry techniques.

Skills : MS Office, Management, Office Support.

Description :

    1. Accessioned surgical and autopsy specimens for routine tissue processing and subsequent microscopic evaluation utilizing Cerner software.
    2. Routinely grosses, processes, embeds, cuts, stains, and label slides; performs special stains, cytology procedures, and frozen sectioning.
    3. Familiared with Tissue-Tek, Leica, and Ventana processors, automated stainers, cover slippers, and other routine histology equipment.
    4. Proficient in IHC and muscle enzyme histochemistry preparation and procedures.
    5. Managed workflow throughout accessioning, gross room, and histology lab departments.
    6. Trained incoming employees in histological procedures including accessioning, grossing, embedding, cutting, staining, and release of slides.
    7. Performed various quality control procedures: Instrument maintenance, pH and antibody titer calibrations, corrective action measures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
DOH

Histologist Resume

Headline : A qualified and compassionate associate with extensive experience in all aspects of customer service committed to client satisfaction as a means toward maintaining ongoing business relationships. An articulate communicator with effective presentation skills. Able to quickly establish rapport with customers and professional associates at all levels.

Skills : Vantage, Mdietech, Copath, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with three pathologists and the Medical Director of the Laboratory preparing tissue for microscopic diagnosis.
    2. Maintained proper calibration of diagnostic equipment according to College of American Pathology requirements.
    3. Performed Histologist responsibilities at Hospital during times of reduced manpower.
    4. Membered of a team of medical professionals that established and maintained a twenty-four-hour turnaround time for surgical diagnosis.
    5. Prepared laboratory group for regular inspections by the College of American Pathology.
    6. Routined hospital histology including embedding, sectioning, staining of surgical tissues.
    7. Prepared cytology specimens, cut and stained rush frozen sections.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Histologist Resume

Summary : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Gross Room Assistance, Embedding, Cutting And Staining, Frozen Sections, Routine Special Stains, Customer Service, Order Entry, Sunquest Operating Systems.

Description :

    1. Assisted pathologist in performing autopsies.
    2. Scheduled employees and employment-related activities.
    3. In charged of preparing hazardous liquids for disposal.
    4. Assisted pathologist with bone marrow collection.
    5. In charged of recycling xylene, alcohol, and formalin.
    6. Assisted in grossing of small specimens.
    7. Prepared slides for download in Spectrum Database through an Aperio slide scanning system.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Histologist Resume

Objective : Seeks to fully utilize fine, detail-oriented skills honed in a wide variety of laboratory settings over a decade, as an invaluable asset for a progressive hospital, medical center, or private laboratory.

Skills : Youth Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Child Care.

Description :

    1. Routined Histology, Immuno, and special stains.
    2. Assisted with the set up of protocol, design, and operation of a small, routine Histology Lab for a 2-year special project.
    3. Performed all facets of routine paraffin histology to include manual and automated paraffin tissue processing.
    4. Embedded samples in paraffin for subsequent microtomy.
    5. Performed microtomy with a Leica 2030 Rotary microtome cutting samples at 3-6 microns.
    6. Stained both manual and automated to include H & E, 5 unique special stains, one IHC using a kit, and some simple image analysis.
    7. Created detailed reports summarizing data collected in the laboratory for research and development, regulatory affairs, and marketing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Histologist Resume

Objective : ASCP Certified Histology skilled in all principles and practices of Histology to include but not limited to; grossing, embedding, microtomy, routine H&E staining, special and IHC staining, autopsy, QA, equipment maintenance, accessioning, and trouble-shooting.

Skills : Data Entry, MS Office, Attention To Detail.

Description :

    1. Prepared histological slides containing human tissue.
    2. Processed, embed, cut, and mount tissue.
    3. Collected frozen section specimens, perform immuno- histochemical stains.
    4. Worked independently as well as in a group to ensure proper SOP is conducted.
    5. Labeled numerous specimens and slides and ensure proper patient information is recorded and kept confidential.
    6. Cut blocks, embedded, changed reagents in the machines.
    7. Routined surgical specimens and dermatology specimens.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates in Applied Science

Histologist Resume

Headline : Seeks to become a better historic and continue to advance in histology career. Extensive experience working with diverse clients and communicating technical concepts and practices to non-technical audiences. Quickly and efficiently learn new systems and concepts.

Skills : Dako Autostainer, Dako Artisan Special Stainer, Leica Bond Max/Bond III, Leica Peloris II Tissue Processor.

Description :

    1. Provided technical support in the histology laboratory.
    2. Processed, embedded, cut, stained, and prepared slides for Pathologist review.
    3. Performed frozen sectioning, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, and special staining.
    4. Prepared fixatives, reagents, and other stains or solutions.
    5. Maintained necessary equipment.
    6. Responsible for every aspect of the histology department.
    7. Able to receive and accession tissue specimens and prepare specimens for microscopic examination, including all routine procedures, and special staining.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate of Applied Science

Histologist Resume

Summary : As a Histologist, responsible for  Contributing to the learning curve and oversaw the work of assistants as needed.

Skills : ASCP certification, Certified With Autocyte And Thinprep.

Description :

    1. Cut and stain tissue sections for two pathologists.
    2. Assisted with autopsies, frozen sections, and bone marrows.
    3. Performed Immunohistochemical stains.
    4. Made a difference in the lives of many residents in my community.
    5. Slide preparation for pathological interpretation, using hand and automated staining.
    6. Routined histology, billing histology workflow, special stains, gross room assistance, frozen sections, preparing slides and/or tissue blocks.
    7. Daily histology duties, including processing tissue specimens.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Graduate Certificate in Cytology

Histologist Resume

Summary : Accessioning, grossing, and frozen section experience Able to produce high quality slides for teaching and research Able to implement and troubleshoot procedures Management skills, excellent people skills.

Skills : Routine And Advance Histology, Management, Histology Research, Training Of Histotechs.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the programming of Anatomical Pathology for Sunquest Computer Systems.
    2. Updated special stains procedure manual according to CAP regulations.
    3. Routined histology, billing histology workflow, special stains, assisted in the gross lab, and frozen sections.
    4. Researched projects using H&E staining and King's Special Stain.
    5. Routined H&E slide preparation of all tissues for pathological interpretation, frozen sections, assisted in the gross lab, and special stains.
    6. Routined histology and cytology; Direct immunofluorescence procedures.
    7. Assisted on bone marrow biopsies and fine-needle aspirates.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Diploma