Technologist Trainee in Shelton

Technologist Trainee
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
Shelton CT USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-05-20

LabCorp is seeking a Technologist Trainee to work in the Histology Laboratory in Shelton, CT.


  • Embed human tissue.
  • Train to perform rotary microtomy, cryostat sectioning, routine, histochemical, IHC and ISH stains.
  • Operate and maintain tissue processors, embedding units, microtomes, Cryostat and automated routine H&E and IHC staining instruments.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all histological instruments.
  • Prepare and discard reagents and material per lab guidelines.
  • Maintain logs, QC routine and special stains.
  • Train to perform all technical grossing procedures required to process and submit specimens for microscopic review as per standard operating procedures under the indirect and direct supervision of pathologists.
  • Perform ancillary tasks pertaining to all histological technical processes.
  • Follow all technical standard operating procedures.
  • Perform additional job functions required and requested by Lab Supervisor/Manager.
  • Ability to stand-remaining on one's feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding and grasping for long periods of time.
  • Handle minute patient tissue specimens.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • B.S./B.A. Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related science as required by CLIA. Candidate will need to provide official transcripts to be credentialed through the LabCorp National Office of Quality before being hired.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working in a lab.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different.
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.




Tuesday-Saturday 5:00pm-1:30am
Technologist Trainee
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
Shelton CT USA