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A Lanterne Dx Histotechnician is responsible for performing all necessary histology procedures related to projects including but not limited to grossing, trimming, processing, embedding, and staining of non-human and human samples in a clinical and non-clinical setting. The Histotechnician must demonstrate ability to work independently.
In a clinical setting, the Histotechnician will perform various tasks required for receiving, processing, preparing, and analyzing patient tissue specimen in accordance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory requirements.
- Use automated equipment and instruments including microscopes, tissue processors, embedding centers, microtomes, stainers, autostainers and other laboratory equipment.
- Performs fixation, tissue dehydration, tissue embedding (OCT, FFPE), sectioning, slide staining (H&E, special stains), immunohistochemistry (IHC), and in situ hybridization (ISH).
- Prepares solutions, stains, and reagents in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPS).
- Ensure proper functioning, maintenance, and cleanliness of all laboratory equipment and work areas, including proper documentation.
- Performs and monitors inventory of supplies, equipment, and reagents used, and places orders for replacements as required.
- Shows ability to handle unexpected situations and can exercise independent thought and action.
- Maintain accurate documentation, including computerized documentation, in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Follow, review, and author standard operating procedures (SOPS), as applicable.
- Ensure all materials and reagents are stored at appropriate conditions and are not expired.
- Promotes an environment in which the laboratory staff can work together cooperatively toward objectives.
- Accepts accountability and responsibility for actions and own behavior.
- Continually look for new and more efficient ways of performing tasks to improve the capabilities and capacity of the histology lab.
- Shows willingness to assist other laboratory personnel as workload permits.
- Keeps current with changes in laboratory procedures and new methods.
- Organizes work for effective utilization of time.
- Associate degree. Bachelor’s degree in a Life Science field preferred.
- Registered Histotechnologist (ASCP, HTL) or Histotechnician (ASCP, HT). Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC, ASCP) preferred.
- 2+ years of histology experience.
- Spatial ability to perceive three-dimensional and geometric relationships when cutting paraffin blocks and making embedding molds.
- Finger dexterity to manipulate the micro-thin tissue sections and to mount onto microscope slides
- Color discrimination to verify diagnostic quality of staining processes in order that essential features of tissue sections can be properly defined.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Commitment to Lanterne Dx Vision and Values
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience in writing laboratory SOPs and other QMS documentation.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office and other basic productivity applications.
- Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
- Ability to work well in a team environment and cross departmentally.
- Short-Term Disability
- Generous PTO/Sick Leave
- 8 Company-paid holidays/personal day
- Paid-time off for bereavement, jury duty, voting
- 401k with 4% match
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds (lifting boxes, files, etc.). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color differentiation, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, and hear.
$54,000-$68,000 per year ($26-32 per hour)
Send your Resume and why you are interested in joining our team to Careers@Lanternedx.co
An Lanterne Dx Pathologist provides professional oversight and direction of clinical pathology services including quality assurance functions, medical directorship where indicated (per CAP/CLIA), and technical direction as required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform duties as Laboratory Director.
- Provide accurate and timely diagnosis of the presence and stage of disease from a tissue specimen, utilizing appropriate laboratory procedures.
- Be familiar with and able to recommend clinically appropriate testing, including immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in situ hybridization (ISH).
- Takes the initiative to improve quality in the workplace.
- Participates in and coordinates QA activities to ensure quality care and evaluates the effectiveness of quality assurance policies and procedures to enhance standards and excellence of service in the laboratory and Company.
- Provides others with the support necessary to successfully accomplish daily activities while monitoring and controlling costs.
- Provides consultation to clients regarding study design and clinical significance of laboratory results and data.
- Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patient samples, employees, clients, vendors, and the Company.
- Actively builds upon education and experience through Continuing Medical Education (CME) to maintain licensure/credentials.
- Provide educational services, conferences, and instruction where required.
- Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as Company rules, polices, and procedural manuals.
- Regulations and Documentation
- Operational support and coordination with QA (Quality Assurance), laboratory departments, and BD (Business Development).
- Documenting the review and reading of all Lanterne Dx Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
- Updating and maintaining SOPs as requested.
- Assisting in business audits
- Identify, develop, and execute short- and long-term strategic business opportunities to expand HTLC’s clientele and services.
- Actively network within the industry to establish and retain relationships as well as identify business opportunities.
- MD or DO degree plus accredited pathology residency.
- Must be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.
- 2-3 years post residency experience desired.
- Must hold valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state where practice is located or be eligible to obtain licensure.
- Finger dexterity required to manipulate the micro-thin tissue sections and to mount onto microscope slides
- Color discrimination required to verify diagnostic quality of staining processes in order that essential features of tissue sections can be properly defined.
- Willing to work in a biohazard environment and follow safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety Manual.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
- Ability to spend consecutive hours with continued focus, interpreting tissues and cellular preparations through a microscope.
- Ability to visually, audibly, and physically perform all job functions.
Medium – generally not lifting more than 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
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Why Work For Us
Lanterne Dx is revolutionizing the clinical histopathology field through our core values of integrity, quality, respect, and community. Careers at our organization offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing field. We pride in our dedication to our customers and to our employees. We invest in training and development so you can build your future along with ours, creating an impactful career unique and specialized to you.
Located in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, Lanterne Dx offers a great work/life balance, a collaborative environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Lanterne Dx is drug-free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.