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Research/Histology Technologist

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Greensboro, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

Job Description

Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

You’ve got problem-solving instincts, a passion for patient care, and the drive to keep things running smoothly. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our front line of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions.

The Research Technologist will be responsible for assisting the Principal Investigator in operationalizing clinical protocols relevant to Bio-specimen procurement initiatives.

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina (27408)

Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Days: Monday - Friday

Fulltime/Benefit Eligible

Essential Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for, recruiting, consenting, detailing and tracking eligible study subjects for clinical trials
  • Introduces the details, and parameters of the study to study candidates and appropriate medical staff
  • Field candidates’ questions and concerns about the study
  • Obtains signed informed consent from all study participants
  • Preparation of slides for staining, including cutting paraffin sections (with particular attention to preservation of tissue); sections using patient and control material.
  • Functions as the liaison between study candidates and the principal investigator
  • Tracks the number of study candidates that were recruited vs. the number of successful specimen collections
  • Coordinates pre-operative blood collection handling and storage when required
  • Collects data, completes Case Report Forms and any required Follow-up Forms
  • Organizes the maintenance and retention of all study records
  • Transfers study data confidentially from the study site to Aurora and its clients
  • Manages inventory for all study supplies
  • Participates in the collection process and transport preparation of Biospecimens from the Study site to the final destination


  • Pathology Assistant or advanced Med-tech degree and certification preferred. BA/BS/MA/MS science related degree preferred.


  • A minimum of 2-5 years’ experience as an Instrument Operator, Laboratory Manager or equivalent in a licensed and certified laboratory setting
  • Selected individual must possess in depth understanding of Clinical Laboratory Medicine.
  • Applicant must possess experience working with highly detailed clinical research protocols and be able to understand and put into practice technical procedures necessary to complete research objectives.
  • Experience or knowledge of cytology, molecular biology and pathology strongly desired.
  • Prior supervisory or management experience not required but strongly desired.


  • Applicant must possess experience in histology
  • A valid state driver’s license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
  • Must have personal and reliable transportation
  • Proof of current vehicle registration and personal automobile insurance
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience with patient interaction
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Ability to understand and abide by Food & Drug Administration: Good Clinical Practice Guidelines


  • Skilled in interacting effectively with hospital staff, patients and other personnel
  • Comfortable in a pathology environment

Company: Sonic Anatomic Pathology

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Greensboro Pathology LLC

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