Pathology Technician III


REPORTS TO: Supervisor/Manager/Director


 A senior technical level position with the expectations of unsupervised functionality, demonstrating a proficient level of technical skill sets across department disciplines (e.g., necropsy, trimming, microtomy, data analysis and/or assembly).

  • Technical duties may include: Necropsy and perfusion techniques; tissue specimen collection, documentation and labeling; macroscopic photography; tissue trimming, processing and embedding; sample sawing, grinding, microtomy and slide staining; development of novel techniques and refinement of existing ones.
  • Administrative duties may include slide, tissue block, and data record generation and organization; laboratory supply and reagent inventory and ordering; protocol and SOP review.
  • Generate quality and timely data in compliance with GLP guidelines, including documentation of protocol/SOP deviations/incidents with supervision.
  • Perform data review/quality control.
  • Participate in study pre-initial meetings.
  • Train staff on performing technical procedures.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
  • Possess flexibility and willingness to perform other related duties as required.
  • Maintain effective interactions with regulatory officers, directors, managers, and administrators.
  • Education: Associate’s (AS) or Bachelor’s (BA/ BS) degree, science major preferred.
  • Experience: At least 5 years of relevant research or clinical experience desired; Histopathology or post-mortem laboratory experience preferred.
  • Certification/Licensure: HT or HTL(ASCP) certification preferred.
  • Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to consistently lift and move at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform other related duties as required.
  • Animal facility and laboratories with moderate noise possible and exposure to hazardous/noxious devices (e.g., needles, scalpel blades, etc.) and chemicals (e.g., anesthetic gases, formalin, alcohols, xylenes, etc.).
  • General office working conditions, with generally quiet noise conditions.
  • May require occasional duties on weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional travel.

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. • The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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