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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Sep 21, 2018

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Triage Staffing Inc. - PA

Travel Histotechnologist Philadelphia, PA Location: Philadelphia, PA Start Date: 10/1/2018 Shift Details: TBD ( 12:00 AM-12:00 AM ) 36 hours per week Length: 13 weeks Apply for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/755397 REQUIREMENTS - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid Pennsylvania license—if applicable - No...
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Sep 21, 2018

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Med Travelers - Johnson City, NY

NY licensed Histo Tech for 13 weeks
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Sep 21, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - San Angelo, TX

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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Sep 19, 2018

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trustaff - Charlotte , NC

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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Sep 19, 2018

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trustaff - Savannah , GA

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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Sep 19, 2018

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trustaff - Charlotte , NC

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Tech for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Charlotte, NC. Third shift. Must be certified Histology Tech, with experience attending training courses in special histologic techniques and mastery of special histologic or photographic techniques highly desired. Histology Tech is...
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Sep 19, 2018

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trustaff - Charlotte , NC

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technologist for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Charlotte, NC. Shifts are 8 hour evening shifts, 8p-4:30a. Must have ASCP certification, or be enrolled in a program and obtain certification within 1 year of completion; 1 year of experience is required...
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Sep 19, 2018

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trustaff - Chicago , IL

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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Sep 19, 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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Sep 19, 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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Sep 19, 2018

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trustaff - Chicago , IL

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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Sep 19, 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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Sep 21, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - San Angelo, TX

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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Sep 21, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - San Angelo, TX

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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Sep 20, 2018

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trustaff - Kettering , OH

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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Sep 21, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Dayton, OH

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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Sep 20, 2018

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trustaff - Klamath Falls , OR

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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Sep 21, 2018

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Preferred Healthcare - Urbana, IL

Histo Technologist – Acute Care Are you looking to expand your professional career while also expanding your personal life? Do you want to be able to adventure while still continuing to further your employment? Acute Care facility in Urbana, IL is looking for a Histo Technologist / Histo Tech to join...
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Sep 21, 2018

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Triage Staffing Inc. - IA

Travel Histotechnologist Iowa Location: Iowa Start Date: 9/21/2018 Shift Details: 8H Days ( 7:00 AM-3:00 PM ) 40 hours per week Length: 13 weeks Apply for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/747720 REQUIREMENTS - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid Iowa license—if applicable - No prior...
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Sep 21, 2018

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Triage Staffing Inc. - MT

Travel Histotechnologist Montana Location: Montana Start Date: 9/16/2018 Shift Details: 8H Nights ( 7:00 PM-3:00 AM ) 40 hours per week Length: 13 weeks Apply for specific facility details. https://triagestaff.com/job-details/726673 REQUIREMENTS - At least two years clinical laboratory experience required - ASCP certification preferred - Valid Montana license—if applicable - No prior...
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