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Histologist - (Full-time or Part-time Position)

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Valencia, California Full time R1409484

Valencia, California| California

Job description

We are seeking a Histologist to join Q² Solutions, IQVIA’s laboratory business in Valencia, CA.

We hire passionate innovators who drive healthcare forward through thoughtful and inclusive collaboration. If you want to discover a career with greater purpose, join us as we transform and accelerate research and development.

As a Histologist, you will be responsible for performing routine tissue processing, such as paraffin embedding and sectioning in support of pathological analysis.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working under moderate supervision in accordance with policies and procedures to perform routine activities involved in the preparation of slides, for microscopic evaluation by pathologist(s).
  • Performing staining procedures to support pathological assessment.
  • Partnering with Pathologist(s) to facilitate analysis and timely delivery of results.
  • Operating and performing routine maintenance on histology laboratory equipment.
  • Ensuring compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.
  • Assisting in process improvements to increase data quality, lower costs, or reduce turnaround times to include, updating SOPs, assisting with troubleshooting.
  • Assisting in good housekeeping of the lab environment, consistent with 6S standards.
  • Maintaining adequate inventory, proper documentation, and supporting study set up coordination.

What We Are Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent Required.
  • 1 year experience in a clinical, research, academic or commercial/production laboratory environment.
  • Certification from recognized certifying agency, HT (ASCP) or HTL(ASCP) Preferred.
  • Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities needed for this role:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, frequent standing and walking, occasional sitting, close eye work requirement (computer, typing, reading small prints). Physical demands vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. Occasional exposure to cold temperatures.
  • Detailed knowledge and proficiency with performing histology techniques, specialized laboratory equipment, clinical testing procedures, staining techniques and applicable laboratory testing regulations.
  • Ability to troubleshoot laboratory equipment and resolve process issues.
  • Good computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

What We Offer You:

We put our employees at the center of everything we do and are committed to providing them, and their families, with benefits that meet their diverse and changing needs. We invest in integrated benefits programs and resources to take care of our employees’ physical, mental, and emotional, financial, and social well-being so they can thrive at home and at work, at any stage of their well-being journey.

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If you’re looking to unleash your potential, join Q² Solutions, IQVIA’s laboratory business, to help make the extraordinary possible!

Q² Solutions,IQVIA’s laboratory business, creates connected intelligence by combining our expertise, technology and analytics - this fuels unparalleled research & development solutions. We uphold a deep commitment to patients, sites, customers, and each other.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

Q² Solutions’ ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination status.

The potential base pay range for this role, when annualized, is $60,300.00 - $90,500.00. The actual base pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including job-related qualifications such as knowledge, skills, education, and experience; location; and/or schedule (full or part-time). Dependent on the position offered, incentive plans, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation may be offered, in addition to a range of health and welfare and/or other benefits.
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