Histology Technician II - Center for Comparative Medicine - Path Diag Lab

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7079953 (Ref:7401-en_US)

Posted: June 16, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Center for Comparative Medicine provides for the care, health and well-being of all research animals used in the pursuit of scientific achievement and excellence at Baylor College of Medicine. CCM provides the highest quality veterinary and animal care and acts as a resource for the faculty on veterinary and scientific issues relating to the use of laboratory animals. This position provides routine animal care and handling for a diverse group of small research animals according to established procedures and standards.


With minimal supervision, this position will be responsible for receiving and processing tissue specimens from laboratory animals. The primary working environment is a research laboratory. This role requires professional communication with lab staff and primary investigators.

Job Duties

  • Communicates with Pathologist and Primary Investigators.
  • Receives samples and logs into the lab's histology submission portal.
  • Processes and embeds histology samples.
  • Follows various slide staining protocols to produce quality slides in a timely manner.
  • Places orders for laboratory reagents and supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Histologic Technician AAS program, accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
  • One year of experience in Histology.
  • Eligible for certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists-Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Histotechnology or Science degree.
  • Certification as a Histotechnician (HT) or (HTL).
  • Experience in immunohistochemistry staining.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7079953 (Ref:7401-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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