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HJF is seeking a Histology Technician responsible for providing histology, laboratory and research support to the Clinical Breast Care Project within the Murtha Cancer Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of histologic technique; knowledge of anatomic pathology, breast cancer or related scientific discipline; knowledge of and skill in handling biological hazards and their safe use and disposal. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word preferred.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Associate’s degree or equivalent credits in related scientific field
Minimum Experience: 1-2 years in histologic technique to include, proper orientation and embedding of breast tissues, skill and proficiency in performing all aspects of microtomy and slide preparation for routine H&E and special histology stains.
Physical Capabilities: Handles variety of chemicals; requires long periods of standing.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Certification in Histologic Technique through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (HT, ASCP), or equivalent. Must complete CITI training.
Work Environment: Military Hospital laboratory and office/clinic
Background Requirement: Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a favorable National Agency Check and obtain Secret clearance.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.