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Histotechnologist (Medical Scientist/Technologist)-143765

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-Belgium-Flemish Braba
Reference: 143765
Closing Date: 25 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

PPD is currently recruiting for a Histotechnologist to join our Central Laboratory in Zaventem, Brussels. The Histotechnologist will be responsible for the daily operations of the lab to include grossing, tissue processing, embedding, Microtomy, H&E, special stains, IHC stains, whole slide scanning, and any other routine anatomic pathology techniques.  The Histotechnologist will document daily updates on the maintenance logs. ...

Requirements:

PPD is currently recruiting for a Histotechnologist to join our Central Laboratory in Zaventem, Brussels. The Histotechnologist will be responsible for the daily operations of the lab to include grossing, tissue processing, embedding, Microtomy, H&E, special stains, IHC stains, whole slide scanning, and any other routine anatomic pathology techniques.  The Histotechnologist will document daily updates on the maintenance logs. Responsible for operational tasks as assigned by the section supervisor. Responsible for the new assay and testing platform validations as assigned by the section supervisor. Assists with AP projects and SOP development as assigned by the section supervisor. 

 

Preferably, the right candidate should have experience in screening IHC control slides for QC purposes; as well as grossing and preparing histology samples for supplemental testing such as flow cytometry, cytogenetics, FISH, PCR, etc.  Experience in cytology preferred.

 

Duties:

 

• Performs gross examination of received samples

• Routine processing, embedding, and microtomy

• Staining - H&E, Special Stains, and Immunohistochemistry

• Whole slide scanning

• Additional operational tasks as assigned by section supervisor

• Control slide screening - IHC included

• Validations as assigned by section supervisor

• SOP development and projects

• Administrative duties

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Scientific area
  • 3 years’ experience as a Histotechnologist 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Excellent critical thinking skills to support quality decision-making
  • Good time management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in the English language.
  • Good cooperative and collaborative skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to retain knowledge in various laboratory units and train new employees.
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Ability to adapt to changes in workflow, unusual circumstances, and high pressure and time sensitive environments.

 

This position is full time permanent, and will be required to work Saturdays on a rotational basis. We look forward to receiving your application.

 

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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge

CB21 6GQ
England
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