Finding a Travel Histo Tech Job

Working alongside laboratory technologists and physicians, histology technicians are responsible for freezing thin tissue samples in order for them to be analyzed under a microscope. The samples are sliced extremely thin, placed on a slide, and stained with specialized dyes to reveal cellular structures. This process increases the detail of the specimens to allow pathologists, physicians, or research scientists to monitor cell function and identify any abnormalities. As a Histo Tech, you’ll need to be familiar with the many types of lab equipment required for the job, as well as knowing when any devices are in need of repair or replacement. According to the Bureau Labor Statistics, histological technicians earned a median annual salary of $50,550 with a projected job growth of 16% between 2014 and 2024 — much faster than average!

Histo Tech Education Requirements

Most of the work that Histo Techs complete is lab-based, so their training is heavily centered upon becoming familiar with the terminology and equipment of the laboratory setting, including safety procedures and etiquette. Since the samples that Histo Techs deal with are often very small and delicate, accuracy is important and professionals are required to have an extreme attention to detail. Histo Techs also share a strong interest in science and need to be able to work as part of a lab team.

Most employers will require Histo Techs to have an associate’s degree from a technical or community college for entry-level positions, although many will prefer a bachelor’s degree in medical technology. Becoming qualified for a job in histology often means taking courses in pathology, biology, medical terminology, and histotechnology. Although Histo Techs aren’t nationally mandated to be certified, you’re better off in your job hunt if you have taken the extra step. Once someone has earned their associate’s degree through a histotechnician program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) they qualify to become certified through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

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Apr 25, 2018

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Cross Country Allied - Hyannis, MA

Travel Histotechnician - Histo TechAs one of the largest and most recognized providers of healthcare professionals, Cross Country Allied has exciting Travel Histo Tech opportunities you want and the pay and benefits you deserve.Our experienced recruiters match Histotechnicians like you with top healthcare facilities throughout the country. Our current...
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Apr 25, 2018

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Cross Country Allied - Norwood, MA

Travel Histotechnician - Histo TechAs one of the largest and most recognized providers of healthcare professionals, Cross Country Allied has exciting Travel Histo Tech opportunities you want and the pay and benefits you deserve.Our experienced recruiters match Histotechnicians like you with top healthcare facilities throughout the country. Our current...
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Apr 25, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Norwood, MA

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Medical Technology - Histotechnician staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary...
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Apr 25, 2018

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trustaff - Charlotte , NC

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Charlotte, NC. Third shift. Must be a certified Histology Technician/Technologist with experience, attendance of training courses in special histologic techniques, and mastery of special histologic or photographic techniques preferred. Must...
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trustaff - Charlotte , NC

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histocompatability Lead for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Charlotte, NC. 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. Must be an ASCP registered Medical Technologist or equivalent. 2-5 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is...
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LRS Healthcare - Norwood, MA

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Medical Technology - Histotechnician staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary...
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trustaff - St. Louis , MO

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate Multiple Shifts AvailableThis opportunity offers a unique pay option that allows you to...
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Triage Staffing Inc. - NM

POSITION: Histotechnologist working starting 05/15/2018 for 43 hours per week for 13 weeks. Inquire for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/520278 REQUIREMENTS: - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid New Mexico license—if applicable - No prior contract experience necessary—first time travelers welcome!...
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Triage Staffing Inc. - OR

POSITION: Histotechnologist working 8H Days ( 7:00 AM-3:00 PM ) starting 04/30/2018 for 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Inquire for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/516928 REQUIREMENTS: - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid Oregon license—if applicable - No prior contract experience necessary—first...
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Triage Staffing Inc. - NM

POSITION: Histotechnologist working starting 05/21/2018 for 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Inquire for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/516972 REQUIREMENTS: - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid New Mexico license—if applicable - No prior contract experience necessary—first time travelers welcome!...
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Triage Staffing Inc. - MA

POSITION: Histotechnologist working 8H Nights ( 7:00 PM-3:00 AM ) starting 04/30/2018 for 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Inquire for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/515526 REQUIREMENTS: - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid Massachusetts license—if applicable - No prior contract experience necessary—first...
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Triage Staffing Inc. - MA

POSITION: Histotechnologist working 8H Nights ( 7:00 PM-3:00 AM ) starting 04/30/2018 for 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Inquire for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/515527 REQUIREMENTS: - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid Massachusetts license—if applicable - No prior contract experience necessary—first...
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LRS Healthcare - Richmond, VA

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Histology Tech staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary Histology Tech...
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Apr 25, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Elmira, NY

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Histology Tech staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary Histology Tech...
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Apr 25, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Towson, MD

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Medical Technology - Histotechnician staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary...
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Apr 25, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Suffern, NY

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Sterile Processing Tech staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary Sterile...
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Apr 25, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Suffern, NY

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Sterile Processing Tech staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary Sterile...
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LRS Healthcare - Elmira, NY

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Grossing Assistant staffing. In partnering with many of the nation's largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities, as well as small community hospitals, the company has grown to become a leading provider of travel and temporary Grossing Assistant...
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Apr 26, 2018

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Anders Group - LEWISTON, ME

Anders Group is looking for a qualified histotechnologist to fill a current need in Lewiston, ME. This histotech should have 2+ years of recent experience for this 13 week assignment. A histotechnologist, also called a histologic technologist or histotechnicians, is a specialized medical lab technician who studies tissues samples. A Histotechnologist prepares...
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Apr 25, 2018

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Aya Healthcare - Richmond, VA

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Histology Tech, Laboratory in Richmond, Virginia. This is a 13 week contract position that requires at least one year of experience. Passionate and talented internal team members and clinicians have made Aya Healthcare an industry leader since 2001. Starting the day you...
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