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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Feb 24, 2018

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Fusion Medical Staffing - Kansas City, KS

- Clinic- Traveler Position: Histotechnologist Specialty: Clinic 0 week Clinic Histotechnologist travel assignment Hospital in Kansas City, KS is looking for a Clinic Histotechnologist to help them out for 0 weeks . This is a Days (11:00-19:30) shift position. Call Fusion at 877-230-3885 At Fusion Medical, we truly believe that as people taking...
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Feb 23, 2018

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trustaff - Hartford , CT

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histotechnician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Hartford, CT; Will work 8 hour days, 5 days a week; Minimum of one year experience as a Histotechnician; This position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit plan; Call 877-880-0346 for...
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Feb 24, 2018

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trustaff - Hammond , IN

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Hammond, IN; Official transcripts will be required; If candidate only has High School diploma, they must have HT ASCP Certification; 1-2 year experience is required; Candidate will complete computer based training...
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Feb 24, 2018

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Fusion Medical Staffing - Baltimore, MD

- Traveler Position: Histotechnologist Histotechnologist travel assignment Hospital in Baltimore, MD is looking for a Histotechnologist to help them out. This is a 8H Nights shift position. Call Fusion at 877-230-3885 At Fusion Medical, we truly believe that as people taking care of people, together we can do anything. Benefits...
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Feb 24, 2018

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trustaff - Peoria , IL

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Peoria, IL; Will work 10p-6:30a; Associate's Degree in a Science related field is required, but a Bachelors degree is preferred; Completion of a NAACLS accredited program and ASCP Certified are...
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Feb 24, 2018

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trustaff - Hammond , IN

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Hammond, IN; Official transcripts will be required; If candidate only has High School diploma, they must have HT ASCP Certification; 1-2 year experience is required; Candidate will complete computer based training...
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Feb 24, 2018

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trustaff - Hammond , IN

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Hammond, IN; Official transcripts will be required; If candidate only has High School diploma, they must have HT ASCP Certification; 1-2 year experience is required; Candidate will complete computer based training...
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Feb 23, 2018

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trustaff - Kansas City , KS

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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Feb 24, 2018

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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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Feb 24, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Saint Louis, MO

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Histology Technician 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 Technician...
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Feb 24, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Billings, MT

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Medical Laboratory 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 Medical Laboratory...
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Feb 23, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Baltimore, 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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Feb 25, 2018

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Club Staffing - Portland, OR

Well respected hospital is seeking a histotechnologist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to support a friendly, positive and professional environment
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Feb 24, 2018

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Soliant Health - Charleston, SC

Large, busy 800+ bed facility has asked me to find them a Med Tech that specializes in Cytology.  People call me all the time asking to find them a job on this part of the Carolina Coast. Charleston is a unique city with lots of history, beautiful...
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Feb 25, 2018

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Club Staffing - Portland, OR

Well respected hospital is seeking a histotechnologist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to support a friendly, positive and professional environment
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Feb 25, 2018

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Club Staffing - Portland, OR

Well respected hospital is seeking a histotechnologist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to support a friendly, positive and professional environment
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Feb 25, 2018

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Club Staffing - Portland, OR

Well respected hospital is seeking a histotechnologist who is highly motivated and energetic to join the team. Candidates must be willing to support a friendly, positive and professional environment
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Feb 24, 2018

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Soliant Health - Charlotte, NC

Travel Histology Tech Job in Charlotte, NC. This busy facility needs help for a 13 week contract.  13 week Contract Day shift 3 Years HT(ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)Charlotte is a great location to work and play!Tax Free Housing and Meal Stipends (for those who qualify)To apply contact Kimberly...
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Feb 25, 2018

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Club Staffing - Spokane, WA

SHIFT: 8 hour nights
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Feb 24, 2018

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Soliant Health - Charleston, SC

This would be a great time to work 13 weeks in beautiful, historic Charleston! A premier 700+ bed hospital in this fascinating South Carolina coastal city has asked me find them an experienced Cytologist. Call me today for details. It's time for Spring in Charleston! Days - 8:30 AM...
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