Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The IHC Technologist will perform immunohistochemistry stains, special stains and general histology activities in a large volume hospital laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications
Degrees:

  • Associates
  • Bachelor's in Histology, Chemical, Physical, Biological, Medical/Clinical Preferred

Licenses & Certifications:

  • HT (ASCP) Histotechnician
  • HTL (ASCP), Preferred
  • QIHC, Qualification in Immunohistochemistry, Preferred

Work Experience: 

  • Two (2) years automated Immunohistochemistry experience on the Ventana and/or Bond;
  • One (1) year IHC validation and optimization;
  • Two (2) years experience cutting paraffin sections on a microtome, embedding.


Communication Skills:
Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/ Correspondence
Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies:
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Analytical, Design, Dictation/Transcription, Statistical

Work Schedule:  Flexible

Other Requirements
Equipment Operated:  Microtome, Automatic Stainer, Automatic Slide Coverslipper, Tissue Processor

Application Instructions

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