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Gastro Health Histology Technician in Framingham, Massachusetts

Gastro Health, LLC is the largest gastroenterology multi-specialty group in the United States, with over 130+ locations throughout the country. We employ the finest gastroenterologists, pediatric gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, and allied health professionals. We are always looking for individuals that share our mission to provide outstanding medical care and an exceptional healthcare experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our eligible employees, which includes: Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Life insurance, 401k, Profit Sharing Plan, Short & Long-term disability, HSA, FSA and Corporate Holidays.

Are you ready to be a part of the Gastro Health family? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

Job Description:

  • Preparation of reagents in the laboratory.

  • Comply with all safety regulations.

  • Routine handling of biohazards and/or chemically hazardous material.

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned by manager.

  • Ensure all correct clinical data/information is entered into the laboratory information system (i.e., order entry, patient demographics and/or results).

  • Able to perform routine histology from accessioning to cover slipping.

  • Preparation of material for staining, including cutting paraffin sections.

  • Properly embed processed tissue.

  • Cut and stain re-cut slides, special stains, and esotaic test requested by pathologist.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and running of complex automated equipment.

  • Maintenance lab reagents and supply inventory needed for daily staining procedures.

  • QC and QA of adequate control material needed for tests within laboratory.

  • Under the direction of the laboratory manager, the histotech will perform repetitive or routine duties working from written procedures.

  • Routine work encompasses working with chemical/biohazardous material. All safety policies and practices are to be followed.


Minimum Requirements

  • Associates or Bachelor of Science in biology or related field.

  • HT or HTL certified by ASCP.

  • Previous experience as a histotech preferred.

  • The individual must have the ability to establish work priorities and to handle several tasks for maximum workstation efficiency.

  • Must be able to interact with fellow coworkers. Internal and external client dealings require courtesy and tact.

  • Must be alert and energetic with constant monitoring of workflow.