Histology Tech

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with one of the leading healthcare networks in the Midwest in their search for a Histology Technician. This is a 3 month contract role with the potential for extension and/or permanent employment!

Location: Winfield, IL
Pay: $58.00/hour
Shift: Monday – Friday 10:15 pm – 7:00 am

Job Responsibilities:

  • Retrieves specimens from the Surgery Department
  • Receives specimens for other cases when delivered to the Laboratory
  • Sorts specimens according to priority and difficulty of procedures and records in pathology log
  • Embeds specimens into blocks and fixes tissue in formalin
  • Operates instrumentation for tissue dehydration, section clearing, impregnation with paraffin, cutting tissue sections, and staining of slides
  • Prepares solutions, stains, and reagents in accordance with standards written procedures
  • Records number of tissue blocks verifying proper identification and label
  • Performs and monitors inventory of supplies, equipment, and reagents used, and places orders for replacements as required  
  • Assists the Pathologist in gross examination of surgical specimens and in frozen section procedures


  • 3+ years of experience as a  Histotechnician or  Histotechnologist, required
  • HT or HLT Certification by the ASCP, required
  • Possess good problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to effectively work both independently and in a team oriented environment
  •  Due to this position being in a healthcare setting, employees must have up to date vaccinations (including Covid-19, 2022 flu, MMR, Varicella, and TDaP)

    JOB ID 45347

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