Histotechnologist Resume Samples

A Histotechnologist will prepare histologic slides from human tissue sections and send it to the pathologist for microscopic examination. The job description entails assisting in research studies as well. A well-written Histotechnologist Resume enlists the following duties and responsibilities – making effective diagnosis of disease, setting the equipment needed for examination, freezing and dehydrating the tissue samples, sectioning and wax embedding, and staining the samples; identifying tissue structure or cell components that are used for diagnosis and treatment of disease, and operating computerized lab equipment to dehydrate, micro incinerate or decalcify tissue samples.

The amount of knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this role are – knowledge of laboratory policies and procedures, knowledge of CLIA regulations pertaining to proficiency testing and quality assurance; an in-depth knowledge of medical terminology, and skill in performing a huge range of laboratory tests. The common education needed is a bachelor’s degree in the field of laboratory science or equivalent.

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Histotechnologist Resume

Summary : Histotechnologist is responsible for the design and development of software to enable users to interface with historical data. The Histotechnologist will work with a wide variety of historical data, including but not limited to census and census takers, census records, maps, images, and documents.

Skills : Microscopy (Cyro- and Paraffin), Electron Microscopy (SEM & TEM), Immunohistochemistry, Tissue Processing.

Description :

    1. Cut sections of body tissues for microscopic examination using microtomes.
    2. Stain tissue specimens with dyes or other chemicals to make cell details visible under microscopes.
    3. Embed tissue specimens into paraffin wax blocks or infiltrate tissue specimens with wax.
    4. Examine slides under microscopes to ensure tissue preparation meets laboratory requirements.
    5. Maintain laboratory equipment such as microscopes, mass spectrometers, microtomes, immunostained, tissue processors, embedding centers, and water baths.
    6. Prepare or use prepared tissue specimens for teaching, research or diagnostic purposes.
    7. Ensured proper tissue processing of routine and rush specimens.
    8. Performed proper embedding of processed tissue in paraffin wax.
    9. Performed microtomy techniques on embedded tissue blocks.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Histotechnologist I Resume

Objective : Motivated, charismatic young professional Experienced in learning and utilizing a new technology. Comfortable interacting with customers, management, and various teams in a professional manner with an ability to effectively disseminate information.

Skills : Immunohistochemistry, Light Microscopy, Electron Microscopy, Infrared Spectroscopy, Gas-chromatography.

Description :

    1. Performed major Histochemical stains: Gram Stain, Fungus (GMS), Musin, Reticulum Stain, Iron, Giemsa, Elastic, Auramine-Rhodamine stain for AFB.
    2. Prepared reagents and solutions, such as fixatives and stains, and outpatient biopsy bottles.
    3. Collected daily specimens from hospital departments.
    4. Send out specimens for flow cytometry and chromosome studies.
    5. Performed routine microtomy, embedding, processing, frozen sectioning, H&E, and special staining.
    6. Utilized setup, loading, and accessioning of patient specimens.
    7. Examined and verified the quality of patient slides for differential diagnosis.
    8. Grossed specimens and assisted with autopsy procedures of diluted antibodies and conducted immunohistochemical staining.
    9. Responsible for the processing, embedding, cutting and staining in both special staging and immunological staining of human tissue.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate


Jr. Histotechnologist Resume

Objective : Histotechnologist is responsible for the design and implementation of new software solutions and solutions to existing software products. The Histotechnologist will be responsible for the product quality, design, development and deployment of software solutions and products.

Skills : Extremely Organized, and Positive, Medical Assisting Histology, Immunohistochemistry.

Description :

    1. Utilized knowledge and clinical laboratory experience to perform routine histopathology techniques, including H&E staining in an accurate and timely manner.
    2. Performed routine digital pathology techniques including scanning of stained slides with the scan scope system,
    3. Measuring tissue dimensions and recording all data in the Foundation Medicine LIMS.
    4. Assisted senior pathologists throughout the rigorous pathology review process for all samples.
    5. Prepared and initiated samples for overnight DNA extraction digestion.
    6. Maintained proper documentation including proper specimen handling, labeling, and preparation of worksheets to ensure full regulatory compliance.
    7. Maintained adequate stock and efficient use of supplies necessary for performing all procedures, and preparation of reagents as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Associate Histotechnologist Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a position utilizing Histotechnician (ASCP) and/or Histotechnologist (FL-DOH) licenses. Seeking to obtain a responsible position where one can help the organization grow in value utilizing experience, capabilities, and abilities.

Skills : Specimen Collection, Light Embedding, Sectioning, & Staining Data Entry, Analysis Laboratory.

Description :

    1. Coordinates with CAPR pathologists and investigators on all histopathology projects.
    2. Designed and created a histopathology work request system.
    3. Produces and maintains records on all histology protocols and standard operating procedures.
    4. Performs H&E, special stains, embedding, processing, and sectioning (frozen and paraffin).
    5. Performs standard maintenance on histology equipment, including tissue processor, embedding station, microtome, and autostainer.
    6. Prepared and initiated samples for overnight DNA extraction digestion.
    7. Maintained proper documentation including proper specimen handling, labeling, and preparation of worksheets to ensure full regulatory compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Histotechnologist-Part Time Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a long term position with the opportunity for personal and professional growth in the histology field. Histotechnologist is responsible for managing the Histotechnological system. This includes the technical and scientific aspects of the technology, from conception, to research and development, to the commercialization of a technology.

Skills : Histology Tech, Data Entry, Analysis Laboratory Operations, Safety, Sterilization.

Description :

    1. Perform gross examination on reference tissue.
    2. Performs routine histology procedures including grossing, processing, embedding, cutting, special stains, the release of slides and troubleshooting.
    3. Training of new employees and students.
    4. Assisting Send-Outs Captain of 5-S program Case Check-Out.
    5. Embedding, light microscopy, routine staining special stains froze sectioning gross assisting packaging and send outpatient material, slides, blocks, etc.
    6. Completed training on the microtome, embedding, accessioning, frozen sections, FNAs, special stains, and immune stains.
    7. Grossing, processing, embedding, cutting, special staining, and packaging of the specimen.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Histotechnologist II Resume

Objective : An experienced Histotechnologist is now looking to secure a challenging and professional career that will utilize experience, competence, education, and leadership skills.

Skills : MOHS, Electron Microscopy, Immunohistochemistry.

Description :

    1. Set up of new lab to include; processor, embedding station, microtome, stainer for H&E, special stains and immunostainer.
    2. Wrote and maintained all policies and procedures in NCCLS format.
    3. Supervise personnel to include scheduling, rotation, workload.
    4. Managed all equipment PMs and problem maintenance.
    5. Managed lab for CLIA and state inspections to include QA and QC, processor maintenance and workload.
    6. Managed to accession and grossing, embedding, typing pathology requisitions (all receptionist duties) and ordering all equipment and routine pathology supplies.
    7. Embed/Cut surgical blocks stained slides, prepared special stains accessioned and grossed.
    8. Performed immunoperoxidase staining using the Biogenex i6000.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Histotechnologist-Temp Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a position in a histology laboratory where one can contribute the best of skills and efforts for the growth of the organization. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company employed by.

Skills : LIS, Data Entry, Analysis, Light Embedding, Sectioning, & Staining.

Description :

    1. Prepared histologic slides containing human tissue sections by processing, embedding, cutting, mounting and staining.
    2. Embedded tissue correctly within timeframes prescribed by the department.
    3. Accurately prepared slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis with minimal requests for reprocessing, re-cutting or re-staining.
    4. Implemented procedures necessary for routine H and E slides, immunohistochemical slides, and other technical procedures as required.
    5. Performed manual and automated special stains.
    6. Prepared chemical solutions for manual special staining, and bulk solutions for special and immunohistochemical stainers.
    7. Scheduled daily maintenance of up to twelve tissue processors, VIP300, VIP5, and Excelsiors.
    8. Routine and quarterly maintenance of staining equipment, benchmark special stainer, benchmark XT.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Histotechnologist II Resume

Summary : Histotechnologist with 12-year experience in clinical as well as research, helping a start-up lab, and managing a small research histology support laboratory in Medical Center.

Skills : 40 hour OSHA Hazwoper, Laboratory Operations, Safety, Sterilization, Photoshop, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Implemented procedures necessary for routine H and E slides, special stains, and other technical procedures as required.
    2. Prepared histological slides containing human tissue sections by processing, embedding, cutting, mounting and staining.
    3. Accurately prepared slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis with minimal requests for reprocessing, recutting or restaining.
    4. Embedded tissue correctly within timeframes prescribed by the department.
    5. Under direct supervision of Pathologist, performed simple gross room descriptions of anatomic specimens and the simple preparation of these specimens for processing.
    6. Performed special staining procedures when requested.
    7. Prepared microscopic slides on human tissues for diagnostic purposes.
    8. Processed specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized entry.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Assistant Histotechnologist Resume

Headline : Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities. Organized, highly motivated, and detail directed problem solver. Proven ability to work in unison with staff and management. Have established a figure of authority at the same time built a harmonious work relationship with the staff.

Skills : Microtomy, Embedding, Cytology, Manual and Automated Coverslipping, Automated and Manual Staining.

Description :

    1. Embeds and cuts surgical, research and autopsy tissue.
    2. Determines microscopically the quality control of the staining.
    3. Prepares staining solutions and buffers for laboratory procedures.
    4. Decalcifies bone specimens determining the endpoint of decalcification.
    5. Keeps quality control records and maintains equipment.
    6. Teaches residents and new Technologists methodology and techniques.
    7. Prepare tissue specimens for pathologic diagnosis, teaching research.
    8. Maintain records to demonstrate that proficiency testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Sr. Histotechnologist Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a laboratory position where one can utilize skills, experience, and qualifications to maximize service, productivity, and quality assurance.

Skills : Histology, Complex Surgical Grossing, Autopsies, Both Forensic and Medical/Legal.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all operational aspects of the histopathology lab.
    2. Performed histology techniques such as tissue trimming, tissue processing, embedding, and microtomy.
    3. Responsible for the preparation of histology slides for diagnostic review by a board of certified pathologists.
    4. Troubleshooting when problems arise, eg. staining issues that affect slide quality.
    5. Adhering to quality control standards and making corrections/adjustments where needed.
    6. Performs the following histopathological techniques for preparing specimens for pathologists.
    7. Accession, gross, process, embed, cut and stain routine surgical and cytological specimens.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Lead Histotechnologist Resume

Summary : Histotechnologist with 8+ years of experience is now looking to obtain a position in the field of biological and laboratory science and to expand the experience.

Skills : Routine Histology, Immunohistochemistry, Microtomy, Embedding, Cytology, Manual and Automated Coverslipping.

Description :

    1. Maintenance of appropriate levels of supplies and reagents according to workload.
    2. Understands and implement daily laboratory functions and instrumentation.
    3. Maintainance of equipment and instructions in good operating condition.
    4. Troubleshoot and recognize any malfunctions.
    5. Communicates with the histopathology medical director as appropriate.
    6. Perform bench work by preparing microscopic slides from surgical specimens.
    7. Accessioning, grossing, embedding, microtomy, staining (Routine, Special and IHC), coverslipping, maintenance, special skin microtomy procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Histotechnologist II Resume

Headline : Seeking lasting employment in a positive atmosphere that will be challenging, as well as rewarding. Having 7 years of experience as a Histotechnologist.

Skills : Microtomy, Embedding, Cytology, Manual and Automated Coverslipping, Automated and Manual Staining.

Description :

    1. Prepare and perform special stains, accession and embedding 200+ surgical and biopsy specimens, change and rotate solutions in tissue and stained machines.
    2. Unload and load tissue processors and stainers.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge and applied current lab techniques, clinical, biological and diagnostic.
    4. Create correspondence and Pathology Reports with slides and deliver to a pathologist.
    5. Demonstrate skill and ability to communicate effectively with patients and staff.
    6. Maintain confidentiality, documentation, follow guidelines and procedures, use proper PPE, MSDS.
    7. Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA

Histotechnologist-Specialist Resume

Summary : Self-directed, experienced, and competent healthcare professional soon to complete a Master of Science in Healthcare Information Administration, with 10-years of hands-on experience in the healthcare industry. Adaptable leader and supervisor accustomed to managing numerous employees, staff training initiatives, and keeping on top of company policies and procedures.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Analytics, Leadership, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Performs testing as required to meet the needs of the patients and coordinates workflow amongst the other staff members.
    2. Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance, and troubleshooting.
    3. Writing and updating technical procedures for the standard operating procedure manual to be CMS, CLIA, and CAP compliant.
    4. Assisting in the administration of quality control programs.
    5. Works with physicians to analyze results and conduct more difficult non-routine tests.
    6. Serves as a consultant to histology technicians and laboratory assistants as needed.
    7. Perform gross on human tissue, operate & maintain tissue processors, embed and cut tissues.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Executive Histotechnologist Resume

Objective : Highly capable and detail-oriented Histotechnologist, with more than three years of combined management, research and technical experience in Histo-pathology. Demonstrate excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate members and promote a cohesive teamwork environment.

Skills : Computer Proficient, Data Entry, Microtomy, Embedding, Cytology, Automated and Manual Staining.

Description :

    1. Receive the specimen and evaluates the suitability of the specimen and perform accessioning on CoPath.
    2. Perform gross on human tissue, operate & maintain tissue processors, embed and cut tissues.
    3. Load-unload laboratory automated machines.
    4. Perform routine & special staining on human tissues.
    5. Maintain & archive files of slides & paraffin blocks, lab documents such as special stain logs & spreadsheets.
    6. Perform chemical reagents preparing, recycling and discarding according to the lab procedures.
    7. Participate in SOPs revising and continuing education to keep current with the latest laboratory technology.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA

Histotechnologist Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a Histology Technologist position offering a long-term career where one can expand on technical skills and contribute best efforts towards working efficiently within the organization.

Skills : Meditech, Light Embedding, Sectioning, & Staining Data Entry/Analysis Laboratory Operations.

Description :

    1. Maintains documentation of specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized data entry.
    2. Prepares and maintains all necessary reagents according to proper specifications.
    3. Maintains laboratory equipment and accurate records for quality control.
    4. Adheres to all policies and procedures related to safety and hazardous material handling procedures.
    5. Evaluates control slides to ensure histological and immunohistochemical techniques were functioning properly.
    6. Transport surgical specimens from the surgery desk to the laboratory.
    7. Uses classic software to view testing request, document test performed, and to initiate billing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS