Histotechnologist I - Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/28/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    1945 New Jersey 33
    Neptune City, NJ
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
  • Job Family
    Laboratory Operations
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

Histotechnologist I - Neptune, NJ - Monday-Friday 11:00pm - 7:30am 

*Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required, which must include the primary doses and the booster dose if eligible – exemptions from vaccination requirement for medical and religious reasons will be considered if a conditional offer of employment is extended.


  • Day 1 Medical/Dental/Vision for FT
  • 15 PTO days first year + a free diversity day!
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • 401K matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs for FT employees who work 30+ hours
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Training provided!

  • Job Responsibilities:

    • Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of slides for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s), according to policies and procedures.
    • Capable of performing all the duties/responsibilities of a Histotechnician I and II.
    • Ensure proper accessioning and labeling of all tissue samples.
    • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
    • Ensure proper tissue processing.
    • Embed processed tissue in paraffin.
    • Perform microtomy of embedded tissue.
    • Prepare slides for routine Hematoxylin and Eosin staining.
    • Perform cover slipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
    • Prepare solutions and reagents for special stain procedures.
    • Obtain and validate tissue used in special stains.
    • Perform all special stain procedures.
    • May prepare solutions and reagents for IHC procedures.
    • May obtain and validate control material used in IHC procedures.
    • May perform IHC testing.
    • Perform filing of finished blocks and slides.
    • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and troubleshoot minor equipment failures. Document remedial actions such as repairs or repeated tests.
    • Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies and document all quality control activities.
    • Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.
    • Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.

  • Job Requirements

    • AA or AS degree or equivalent training and experience
    • 1-3 years experience as a Histotechnician
    • Special Requirements: HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)