Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference? Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional or desire to start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as an IHC Screening Technologist in Shelton, CT. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment.
Follows all established Site and Departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Policies.
Microscopic pre-screening of the results of test cases for all IHC/ISH and special stains before they are forwarded to the supervisor or pathologist.
Performs Image Analysis of IHC stained specimens.
Documents specimen processing, quality control (QC) and release in the current LIS.
Evaluates stained specimens for suitability as control tissue.
Performs antibody and probe preparation.
Maintains and facilitates turnaround time (TAT) of IHC-TCO cases.
Interfaces with the set- up staff to ensure all cases are processed in a timely manner.
Assists/performs IHC assays on the autostainers (DAKO, Bond and Ventana).
Operates and maintains of equipment.
Performs and evaluates technical trouble shooting procedures independently or with instruction.
Ensures that the slides on the tray match the accompanying worksheet.
Ensures that the tissue is grossly the same on all the slides on the tray.
Ensures that the slides are in order according to the antibody worksheet.
Ensures that the "client submitted" H&E, (if there is one) is on the tray with the rest of the slides.
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or in a related field, such as, Biology. Minimum of 16 hours in biology and mathematics.
One to three years of progressive histological or pathological laboratory experience with emphasis in microscopy and immunohistochemistry.
1st Shift (Tue-Saturday 8am-430pm)