Are you an experienced histology technician looking for your next challenge?
Do you want to work for a global organization with un-parrelled career development opportunities?
Do you want to work for a company that helps build a healthier and safer world?
Covance is a global, world-leading Life Sciences Contract Research Organisation that provides dedicated and fully comprehensive laboratory testing and drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry. We strive to make a difference to people's everyday lives by bringing essential medicines to the market. In our Histology department we are looking to recruit an Histology technician to join our expanding team for a 9 months contract.
Job responsibilities include:
Routine decalcification, processing, embedding, microtomy and re-embedding of human tissue specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials.
Utilize knowledge and experience with histology samples to maintain proper storage conditions and facilitate processing of blocks and slides (stained and unstained).
Perform slide scanning as required and according to protocols.
Prepare workstation, instrumentation and maintenance on instruments and/or equipment daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually. Ability to adequately maintain accurate records and both adhere to Standard Operating Procedures.
Reagents, material and supplies monitoring.
Adheres to safety and occupational health policies and standards.
Medical Technologist (CFC holder) orPharmaceutical Biology Technologist (CFC holder) orMedical Technologist (Swiss State School of Medical Technologist Degree holder) or Medical Technologist (BTS, DUT, IUT Degree holder)
At least 6-months previous experience in histology laboratory