Lab Technician - Histology 40hrs/2nd shift

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 166192-1A
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2021
Category: Clinical Technician

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Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Pathology section team leader, the technician will prepare specimens, reagents, and perform all required laboratory procedure techniques for the analysis of tissue specimens. The technician performs start-up, maintenance, troubleshooting procedures on instruments and laboratory equipment. The technician will be familiar with the core knowledge of Anatomic Pathology specimen requirements and the associated workflow processes. The Laboratory Technician will perform all aspects of gross anatomic pathology including dissecting and describing surgical specimens, and assisting the pathologist with autopsies. The Laboratory Technician performs frozen section tissue specimens preparations and assists the pathologist with the intra-operative reporting. The Laboratory Technician performs clinical immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology assays and the associated supporting work for use in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. He/she performs associated quality control and quality assurance procedures as required. The Laboratory Technician responds to telephone inquiries from laboratory personnel, physicians, or other interested parties and resolves a variety of routine problems.  

Education: A bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science is required, and previous laboratory experience is preferred, but new grads will be considered.

Why Beth Israel Lahey Health?

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community, and specialty hospitals, and more. We are made up of more than 4,000 physicians — including 850 primary care physicians, 9,000 nurses and nearly 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

Together, we share a commitment to delivering the very best

  • Increased Pay Rates

  • Benefits Start Day 1 

  • Excellent Shift Differentials

  • Day/Evening/Night Shifts

  • Free Parking


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.