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Histology Technicians

Also called: Histologic Technician, Histology Technician

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What they do:
Prepare histological slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by pathologists. May assist with research studies.
On the job, you would:
  • Archive diagnostic material, such as histologic slides and blocks.
  • Cut sections of body tissues for microscopic examination, using microtomes.
  • Embed tissue specimens into paraffin wax blocks or infiltrate tissue specimens with wax.

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • Cerner Millennium
  • MEDITECH software Hot Technology
Label making software
  • Brady Specimen Labeling System
  • Specimen labeling system software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

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Job Outlook

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Salary
$53,120
$30,920
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