Histology Aide

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7232001 (Ref:18912-en_US)

Posted: March 26, 2024

Job Description


Responsible for supporting the histology department with clerical and ancillary duties.  Completes case assembly to include quality control processes and distribution to pathologists.  Maintains maintenance logs and keeps laboratory equipment operational and manages archiving of patient materials.  Is able to perform duties of a histotech under supervision. 

Job Duties

  • Case assembly and distribution
  • Assembles cases and follows established quality control processes to verify patient demographics and perform a one-to-one slide to block verification.  
  • Distributes cases to on-site and off-site pathologists. 
  • Maintains laboratory equipment
  • Follows established guidelines on rotating and changing consumable items on laboratory equipment.  This includes, but is not limited to, tissue processors, tissue embedding units, tissue stainers, and tissue coverslippers.  
  • Documents all maintenance on laboratory equipment maintenance logs. 
  • Archiving of patient materials.
  • Files patient materials to include, but not limited to, tissue blocks, slides, requisitions and orders.  
  • Retrieves patient materials for ancillary studies. 
  • Perform duties of a histotech.
  • Upon successful training establishing competency, is able to embed tissue, cut tissue, and stain tissue, with necessary credentials.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of relevant experience.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.





Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7232001 (Ref:18912-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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