Histotechnologist / Immunohistochemistry

Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location
EUH Pathology Surgical Svcs
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
Job Category
Standard Hours
40 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $30.73/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $41.49/Hr.


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Shift: 6am - 2:30pm


Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to transform health and healing by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. We're seeking a Histotechnologist III with a background in Immunohisotchemistry who will support Emory Healthcare’s mission of clinical care, education, and research by demonstrating the core values of excellence, caring, and integrity. This individual:


  • Performs routine or complex histologic procedures to assist physicians in diagnosis and treatment while upholding the values of the organization.
  • Dedicated to sectioning recuts and pulling unstained slides specific to Immunohistochemistry (IHC) stain requests, maintaining control blocks/slide inventory for IHC stains, and running IHC stains via automated instrumentation.
  • May accession tissue specimens; prepares routine specimens for fixation in automatic processors.
  • Embeds and sections specimens using a microtome.
  • Affixes tissue to slides, stains, cover slips, and labels slides.
  • Maintains a reference system of control blocks and slides for use in special studies.
  • Prepares fixative and staining solutions according to established laboratory procedures.
  • May perform frozen section microtomy.
  • Assists in the formulation and revision of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Leads staff and provides input to employee performance; communicates goals and standards.
  • Assists in developing, implementing and revising histologic policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Seeking the following education requirements for High Complexity Testing:


  • Earned associate degree or higher in a chemical or biological science or medical laboratory technology, obtained from an accredited institution
  • OR education that includes at least 60 semester hours or equivalent from an accredited institution.
    • This education must include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses,
    • OR 24 semester hours of science courses that includes six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination, AND Laboratory training including completion of a clinical laboratory training program.
  • IHC experience preferred. 


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred but not required.
  • Five years of relevant experience with supervisor/lead experience preferred.
  • Certification as HTL (ASCP) or certification as HT(ASCP).


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Additional Details

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ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


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