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Histo Prep Tech / Surgical Pathology

Requisition #: 255023
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Laboratory/Pathology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 9, 2020

The Histo Prep Tech works in the Histopathology laboratory and grosses medical biopsy specimens for microscopic examination by a pathologist. Will assist in preparing various staining solutions. Operates automated slide/cassette etchers, automated stainers, automated coverslipper and perform paraffin embedding. Performs HistoWeb functions; preventive maintenance; QC functions to detect errors; uses safe infection control procedures, filing of blocks and slides.

Full-time, Day Shift

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Weekend Work Required

Work Location: Weinberg 2242, 401 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231


Requires a minimum of High school diploma or equivalent with successful completion of courses in biology, chemistry and math.

Work Experience:

A minimum 3 months in a laboratory or related medical environment or training/education program is required. Surgical Pathology experience preferred.

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