Histotechnician Resume Samples

A Histotechnician also called the Histology Technician will work and prepare tissue samples for microscopic examination. The major duties and responsibilities listed on the Histotechnician Resume include these – preparing laboratory specimen, staining the specimens with appropriate staining chemicals, conducting histology-related studies, directing and preparing equipment needed for the examination, conducting gross room descriptions, assessing the adequacy of chemicals and stains, and managing all the documents concerning sample proficiency testing.

The summary of skills listed by candidates includes – familiarity with principles of infection control process, the ability to sterilize equipment, the ability to read and understand SOP-s, an outstanding ability to prepare histological slides using human tissues, and a thorough knowledge of preparing and maintaining equipment. The minimum level of educational qualification required for this post is an associate’s degree, though employers prefer additionally relevant certification and more education.

Histotechnician Resume example

Histotechnician Resume

Headline : Effective and diligent team member seeking an opportunity within an IT-related role. Ability to collaborate with varying levels of employees, implement decisions in challenging situations.

Skills : Quality Assurance, Phlebotomy, Cloning.

Description :

    1. Collated slides and paperwork and delivered them to pathologists.
    2. Performed accurately and skillfully to produce a beautiful slide for diagnostic interpretation.
    3. Measured, specimen identification, dissection of the specimen, inking appropriately with documentation of drawing of the specimen.
    4. Placed grossed specimens in cassettes on processors for processing for preparation for embedding.
    5. Embedded of the specimen to a paraffin block, sectioning of paraffin blocks on a microtome.
    6. Prepared stock reagents using appropriate dyes and chemical solutions QC of H&E and special staining slides going to a pathologist.
    7. Maintained excellence and documenting any deviations and reporting to appropriate staff or supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Histotechnician Resume

Headline : Passionate about serving in the Pathology department. Utilize skill both as a grosser and histotechnician. To contribute as a team player and help in all areas of laboratory.

Skills : Fixation, Processing, Frozen tissues.

Description :

    1. Histotechnician Functioned both as a grosser and histotechnician.
    2. Performed and maintained IHC Leica instruments.
    3. Prepared slides by embedding, cutting and staining H&E's on an automated stainer, and special stains manually.
    4. Performed frozen sections for immediate diagnosis Changed the reagents on the automated strainer.
    5. Examined slides to ensure tissue preparation meets physician requirements.
    6. Performed IF's and Molecular when ordered by the Pathologist, Maintained all Quality Control logs.
    7. Worked independently, performing immunofluorescent staining on derm biopsies and punches, including accessioning and storing.
    8. Prepared tissue specimens using embedding, sectioning, immunohistochemistry, and special stain to present high-quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A


Histotechnician II Resume

Headline : Histology Technician prepares tissue specimens for routine and special procedures to confirm a patient diagnosis.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Required deadlines for slide 'Send Outs' to pathologists for review.
    2. Directed Immunofluorescence stain on frozen unfixed tissue
    3. Managed autostainer and coverslip daily operation and clean-up.
    4. Embedded skin samples for full epidermal surface orientation H&E stained samples using auto stainers.
    5. Sectioned tissue for control slides, serial sections on multiple slides QC'd finished slides for the full epidermal surface.
    6. Prepared IHC slides Cryostat QS11V maintenance Maintenance of patience charts Data entry & basic bookkeeping.
    7. Notified patience with results Meticulous & Practical Thinker Maintaining microtome and work area Maintain all log sheets for CAP.
    8. Tissued processing, special stains, embedding techniques, microtomy, grossing, immunoperoxidase techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Histotechnician/Representative Resume

Summary : Provide quality work along with team work efforts with the ability to multitask and prioritize.

Skills : Staining of Research for PPD, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Strived for a higher level of excellence in patient care that can only be achieved via direct access to the expertise of a pathologist on the team.
    2. Processed, embedded, cut and stained tissue slides, accurate quality control, special projects, equipment maintenance, and all other duties.
    3. Performed both routine and complex special procedures with the understanding of tissue structures, techniques, principles.
    4. Demonstrated general knowledge of pathological and physiological conditions that affect test results and tissue staining.
    5. Recognized and troubleshot both routine and complex problems and assist other Histotechs and lab assistants with technical problems.
    6. Monitored quality control results and take immediate and proper action when controls are unacceptable.
    7. Tissued processing, special stains, embedding techniques, microtomy, and immunoperoxidase technique.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Histotechnician/Executive Resume

Headline : Reflecting progression to highly responsible Positions in Histology and Research within a computerized systems environment with major hospitals.

Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Imbedded, cut, and stained both special stains and routine H & E staining of tissue sections.
    2. Prepared smear, filter preparations and cell blocks for microscopy; centrifugation, filtration, smearing, fixations, staining, coverslipping, and labeling.
    3. Maintained computer operating systems, and other hospital systems.
    4. Accurate processed, recorded and filed of specimens, slides, and statistical information.
    5. Trained and supervised personnel; implementing and maintaining operations/quality assurance policies.
    6. Tissued processing, special stains, embedding techniques, microtomy, cytological preparations.
    7. Assisted grossing and assist with bone marrow surgery.
    8. Tissued processing, special stains, embedding techniques, and microtomy.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Histotechnician/Analyst Resume

Headline : Performs complex histological procedures, records and analyzes data, and maintains and repairs instruments.

Skills : Medical terminology, Reliability and dependability.

Description :

    1. Cut with cryostat frozen sections for live surgeries. Use Ventana Ultra and Ventana Benchmark IHC stainers for staining IHC stains.
    2. Answered phones and troubleshoot specimen issues and interface with outside companies regarding send out testing to assure proper testing.
    3. Relayed any specimen issues to supervisor and contact department to have the issue corrected i.e.
    4. Carefully followed specimen identification procedures and followed all prescribed protocols.
    5. Completed dissection and submission of tissue samples for microscopic examination while working independently.
    6. Able to handle a high volume of specimens.
    7. Handed stains slide for Iron, Reticulum, Congo Red, AFB, Trichrome, and PAS.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Histology

Histotechnician/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : To obtain a full-time position with an organization that can provide a new and exciting challenges based previous experiences, skills, and willingness to learn new tasks.

Skills : Technical Skills, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Worked in various laboratories including gastrointestinal, urology, and dermatology.
    2. Responsible for day to day running of the labs.
    3. Embedded the specimens and cutting them.
    4. Stained both routine H and E stains and special stains specified by the pathologists.
    5. Maintained all the equipment as well as the daily logs.
    6. Helped establish the sops for new laboratories that have been opened.
    7. Demonstrated an ability to adapt and learn quickly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AS

Asst. Histotechnician Resume

Objective : Common roles and responsibilities of a histology technician include: Preparing thin slices of human, animal, or plant tissue on slides for analysis.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Organizing Skills.

Description :

    1. Histotechnician Ensured proper labeling of all tissue samples.
    2. Embedded tissue in paraffin (used Leica EG 1150H).
    3. Performed microtomy of embedded tissue.
    4. Performed routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining slides manually or automated (used Leica ST 5020).
    5. Performed coverslipping of stained slides either manually or automated (used Leica CV 5030).
    6. Familiar with the automated IHC slide staining system "BenchMark ULTRA".
    7. Performed routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot equipment minor failures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Histotechnician

Association Histotechnician Resume

Objective : A problem solver always up for a challenge with the outstanding ability to adjust to diverse situations.

Skills : Detailed-oriented In Fixation, Embedding, Cutting, Cover Slipping.

Description :

    1. Operated and maintained computerized laboratory equipment.
    2. Assisted Pathologist with the gross examination.
    3. Implemented procedures for routine H and E slides and Special Stains.
    4. Examined slides microscopically to ensure tissue preparation meets laboratory requirements.
    5. Maintained, cleaned, and stocked laboratory equipment in compliance with CLIA and CAP regulations.
    6. Adhered to Quality Control policies and documentation.
    7. Able to read, understand and follow SOPs. Solid communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Histology

Histotechnician Resume

Headline : To obtain a Histotechnician position where can contribute the best of skills and efforts for the growth of the organization.

Skills : Asst. Phlebotomy, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Embedded and cuts tissue for histological examination.
    2. Performed tissue specimens for routine and special procedures for the pathologist.
    3. Maintained and operated equipment and instruments.
    4. Performed immunohistochemical staining and performs special stain manually.
    5. Performed coverslipping of stained slides.
    6. Ensured samples that are on the pending lists are found and tested in a timely manner.
    7. Ensured compliance with all local, federal, and CAP regulations.
    8. Provided training and guidance to Histotechnician students and lab aides.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors

Histotechnician Resume

Summary : To occupy a position with a corporation where can be efficient and diligent in the day-to-day operations.

Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for specimen receipt and accessioning.
    2. Responsible for embedding tissue samples in appropriate blocks.
    3. Cut paraffin-embedded tissue on a microtome.
    4. Picked up sectioned tissue with a slide from the water bath.
    5. Frozen the sectioned in surgery for rapid diagnosis.
    6. Stained tissue sections with routine H&E staining and special staining.
    7. Maintained and saw all the equipment in the laboratory.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Histotechnology