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Research Histology Technician III Everett, WA

Kelly Services
Everett, WA 98213
**Research Histology Technician III Everett, WA**

Our next Histology Technician III will be required to perform, but not limited to: the preparation of quality tissue samples for histopathologic evaluation; identification of tissue samples for proper embedding orientation; tissue processing for paraffin and plastic/resin tissue samples; microtomy skills for routine paraffin and plastic/resin tissue samples; preparation of reagents and the performance of routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E), special histochemical staining and manual/automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) procedures; performs and analyzes method development and validation of antibody protocols for IHC procedures; performs quality control procedures on all prepared microscopic slides; knowledge of the use and maintenance of equipment used for the preparation of tissue samples and the ability to maintain a clean and orderly laboratory environment. Training and overseeing laboratory personnel training is required.


+ Full-Time with occasional overtime (informed in advance)

+ Monday Friday

+ 3pm to 11:30pm or 4 pm 12:30pm

+ Benefits

+ Free and Secure Parking

+ Free Hot Lunch prepared daily by a Chef

+ Lots of Opportunity for Advancement


+ Maintains and documents the use and maintenance of laboratory equipment

+ Maintains a safe, clean and orderly laboratory environment

+ Performs paraffin tissue processing and bone decalcification procedures

+ Identifies required tissue sample orientation and performs paraffin embedding procedures.

+ Performs plastic/resin tissue processing and embedding procedures

+ Uses microtomy skills in the preparation of routine (paraffin embedded) and plastic/resin microscopic slides according to standard operating procedures and/or required by study protocols

+ Prepares reagents/stains and performs routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining as well as cover slipping microscopic slides

+ Prepares reagents/stains and performs special histochemical staining procedures to emphasize particular tissue elements and analyses tissue samples used as positive/negative controls

+ Prepares reagents and antibody dilutions for use in immunohistochemistry (IHC) procedures

+ Performs and analyzes method development and validation of antibody protocols necessary for immunohistochemistry (IHC) procedures

+ Performs both manual and automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) procedures

+ Performs quality control procedures on all prepared microscope slides

+ Troubleshoots equipment and/or operation failures and takes appropriate actions to keep interruptions to a minimum

+ Analyzes raw data collection and solves for deviation in standard operating procedures (SOP) and/or protocol requirements

+ Trains and oversee laboratory personnel during training procedures.

+ Delegates tasks to laboratory personnel

+ Additional tasks pertaining to warehouse ordering of supplies and data entry to laboratory inventory records may be assigned

+ Additional tasks pertaining to the disposition of hazardous chemical, generation of the hazardous chemical lab pack and data entry to the laboratory hazardous chemical records may be assigned

+ Additional training pertaining to special necropsy tissue collection and/or organ weights may be required and assigned

+ Additional training pertaining to necropsy processing procedures may be assigned

+ Additional training pertaining to supervisory and leadership skills may be assigned


+ Associate degree (AA), specializing in sciences preferred

+ The work experience required includes, but not limited to at least 5 years of histology experience and at least 1 year of immunohistochemistry experience

+ Preferred HT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP) or QIHC (ASCP), but not required

+ Ability to utilize Microsoft Office.

+ Proficiency in both written and verbal English, the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, study documents and standard operation procedures; the ability to write standard operating procedures, the ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions from directors/managers

+ The ability to utilize basic math skills for preparation of reagents

+ Identification of tissue organs and/or tissue samples; microtomy skills, routine H&E staining, special histochemical staining, immunohistochemistry procedures, paraffin and plastic/resin tissue processing preferred

+ Handles and disposes biological and/or chemical substances and wastes in accordance with applicable policies and procedures

+ Wears appropriate PPE in accordance with policies and procedures. PPE may include but is not limited to: N-95 respirator, face mask, safety glasses, goggles, face shield, gloves, and lab coat.

+ Availability - Holiday/Weekend/Evening Work Hours - Ability to work overtime with notice, holiday, weekend, and evening hours as needed


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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