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Open Positions

Welcome to Careers at Lanterne Dx. We invite you to apply for any open position listed below that meets your qualifications and interests. Click on the appropriate job title for a detailed job announcement.  Resumes and cover letters may be submitted to careers@Lanternedx.com.

Job Description:

A Lanterne Dx IHC Technician/Histotechnician is responsible for performing all necessary IHC, immunofluorescence (IF), in situ hybridization (ISH), and histology procedures related to projects including but not limited to grossing, trimming, processing, embedding, sectioning, and staining of non-human and human samples. The IHC Technician/Histotechnician will also perform various tasks required for receiving, processing, preparing, and analyzing patient tissue specimens in accordance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory requirements. The IHC Technician/ Histotechnician must demonstrate the ability to work independently.

Job Duties:

Histology & Immunohistochemistry

  • Use automated equipment and instruments including microscopes, tissue processors, embedding centers, microtomes, stainers, autostainers, and other laboratory equipment.
  • Perform grossing, processing, tissue embedding (OCT, FFPE), sectioning (OCT, FFPE), and all aspects of slide staining including preparation of solutions, stains, and reagents in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPS).
  • Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the staining of IHC, IF, and ISH slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), and complete microscopic QC checks of all slides stained in the laboratory prior to sending to pathologist for review.
  • Assist and collaborate with scientists on development of new methods and assays.
  • Implement and monitor new tests/assays, methods, instrumentation, and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in conjunction with appropriate personnel including scientists, quality, operations management, or other technical support.

Equipment & Materials Inventory
  • Assist with equipment maintenance inclusive of arranging for equipment servicing or routine maintenance, repair, and/or replacement.
  • Perform ongoing equipment qualifications/validations inclusive of preparing documentation and completing test scripts.
  • Monitor inventory of supplies, equipment, and reagents used, and places orders for replacements as required.
  • Ensure all materials and reagents are stored at appropriate conditions and are not expired.
  • Ensure SDS binders and Chemical Inventory logs remain up to date.

Quality & Compliance

  • Follow, review, and help create or update Lanterne Dx Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintain accurate documentation, including computerized documentation, in accordance with established policies, procedures, and
    regulations.
  • Maintain OSHA and CAP compliance throughout the lab and communicate with management gaps are identified.
  • Participate in quality activities including audits, non-conformances, CAPAs.
  • Ensure proper safety monitoring via participation in Safety Committee.
  • Continually look for more efficient ways of performing tasks to improve the capacity of the lab.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Assist with the maintenance of project specific tools for tracking of work and/or samples.
  • Assist with project set up and task management within project management software.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops/webinars, reviewing scientific literature, and participating in continuing education.
  • Other duties, as assigned by manager.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree with a minimum of zero to two (0-2) years’ experience (Histotechnician I), up to (5) years’ experience (Histotechnician II), up to ten (10) years’ experience (Histotechnician III), or 10+ years’ experience (Lead/Sr. Histotechnician)
  • Registered Histotechnologist (ASCP, HTL) or Histotechnician (ASCP, HT). Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC, ASCP) preferred
  • 2 years of immunohistochemistry experience. 1 year of histology experience preferred.
  • 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 manage multiple priorities and effectively utilize time completing work.
  • Ability to exercise independent thought and action with unexpected situations.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and cross departmentally.

Company Benefits:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-Term Disability
  • PTO/Sick Leave
  • 8 Company-paid holidays/personal day
  • Paid-time off for bereavement, jury duty, voting
  • 401k with limited company 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.

Compensation:

$54,000-$75,000 per year ($26-38 per hour)

To Apply:

Send your Resume and why you are interested in joining our team to Careers@Lanternedx.com

Job description:

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.

 

Qualifications:

  1. MD or DO degree plus accredited pathology residency.
  2. Must be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.
  3. 2-3 years post residency experience desired.
  4. Must hold valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state where practice is located or be eligible to obtain licensure.
  5. Finger dexterity required to manipulate the micro-thin tissue sections and to mount onto microscope slides
  6. Color discrimination required to verify diagnostic quality of staining processes in order that essential features of tissue sections can be properly defined.
  7. 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.

 

Lifting Requirements:

Medium – generally not lifting more than 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

 

To Apply:

Send your Resume and why you are interested in joining our team to Careers@LanterneDx.com

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.