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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May 21, 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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May 21, 2018

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trustaff - Hyannis , MA

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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May 22, 2018

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LRS Healthcare - Lebanon, NH

For well over a decade, LRS Healthcare has been an industry leader in Pathology 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 Pathology Assistant...
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May 18, 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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May 18, 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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May 18, 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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May 22, 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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May 18, 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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May 22, 2018

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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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May 18, 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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May 22, 2018

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Aya Healthcare - Savannah, GA

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Histology Tech, Laboratory in Savannah, Georgia. 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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May 18, 2018

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trustaff - Elmira , NY

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Histology Technician for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Elmira, NY. Day shifts. Must have an NYS Department of Health license for Clinical Laboratory Tech or Histotechnician. 1 year of experience is preferred. This position offers competitive salary and a comprehensive...
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May 18, 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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May 22, 2018

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Club Staffing - Savannah, GA

SHIFT: 4am-12:30pm (5 8 hour shift Mon-Fri) Occasional Saturday
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May 22, 2018

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Aya Healthcare - Lexington, KY

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Histology Tech, Laboratory in Lexington, Kentucky. 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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May 22, 2018

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Aya Healthcare - Marshfield, WI

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Histology Tech, Laboratory in Marshfield, Wisconsin. 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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May 22, 2018

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Aya Healthcare - Hyannis, MA

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Histology Tech, Laboratory in Hyannis, Massachusetts. 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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May 22, 2018

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Aya Healthcare - Indianapolis, IN

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Histology Tech, Laboratory in Indianapolis, Indiana. 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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May 22, 2018

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Club Staffing - Savannah, GA

SHIFT: 4am-12:30pm (5 8 hour shift Mon-Fri) Occasional Saturday
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May 22, 2018

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Club Staffing - Philadelphia, PA

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