The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Clinical Histotechnician I is responsible for producing high quality histology work for SCCA patients and clients. A Clinical Histotechnician I position requires sound judgement, attention to detail and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing. The technician will work under the direction of the supervisory staff and will have close interactions with the Department Manager and Pathologists.
Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday; 6-2:30pm
Receive, accession specimen using LIS computer system.
Process various specimens according to protocol and in a timely manner.
Prepare specimens using various methods including paraffin sections, frozen sections, and cytocentrifugation. Section specimens on a microtome.
Perform various routine and special stain histochemical procedures, Perform Immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization.
Prepare reagents, maintain laboratory equipment, record data, and file tissue blocks and slides. Assume responsibility for reagent and supply inventories. Order supplies in a timely manner.
Complete in a timely manner all assigned maintenance duties related to the IHC area and equipment.
Perform all duties related to on-call work.
High school diploma or equivalent
HT (ASCP) certification required within 6 months of employment
Work under direction of supervisory staff
Attention to detail
Basic computer skills
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
Ability to troubleshoot situations
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.