• Histotechnician I

    Job Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
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    Medical Technologist
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  • Job Overview

    Covance is  currently  hiring for a Histotechnician (1st shift) to join our global team in Indianapolis, IN!


    Interested in a challenging new career with advancement opportunities?  Interested in making a difference in the lives of millions?  We are looking for a Histotech I to grow with team in our expanding lab.  Covance is a leading supplier of drug development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. We partner with innovative companies, offering valuable services in all phases of the drug development process.  


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    If this opportunity sounds challenging and exciting to you, check out the duties and responsibilities:

    • Trim wet tissues
    • Embed tissues into paraffin
    • Tissue staining techniques
    • Microtomy
    • Performs basic duties of necropsy and/ or basic duties of histology
    • Special staining (manual and automated). 
    • Digital imaging of stained slides. 
    • Research/troubleshoot samples and responding to emails regarding sample status and queries


    •  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND successful completion of an accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnology program within the last 5 years 


    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours(45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology laboratory within the last ten years, under the supervision of a pathologist or an appropriately board certified medical scientist.

    **ASCP HT certification preferred 


    • At least 1 full year of histotech experience under the supervision of a pathologist.
    • Strong microtomy skills
    • Strong embedding skills
    • Strong special staining skills
    • Some tissue grossing a plus


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