Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians

Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians

Prepare histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by pathologists. May assist in research studies.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Independence * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Stain tissue specimens with dyes or other chemicals to make cell details visible under microscopes. * Cut sections of body tissues for microscopic examination, using microtomes. * Mount tissue specimens on glass slides.


Educational Services,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Certified Histologic Technician, Charge Histotechnologist, Clinical Laboratory Manager, Histologic Aide, Histologic Technician, Histology Assistant, Histology Laboratory Aide, Histology Specialist, Histology Technician, Histology Technologist, Histotechnician, Histotechnologist, Histotechnologist Supervisor, Pathology Supervisor.