Histology Technician Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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To obtain a Histology Technician position where I can contribute the best of my skills and efforts for the growth of the organization.

Summary of Skills:

  • Ability to read, understand and follow SOPs
  • Excellent ability to prepare histologic slides containing human tissue
  • Sound knowledge of principles of infection control in order to sterilize equipments
  • Outstanding ability to evaluate the quality of fixation, thickness, impregnation and dehydration of tissue
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

Work Experience

Histology Technician, August 2005 to till date

Affinity Health System, Detroit, MI

Implemented procedures necessary for routine H and E slides, special stains and other technical procedures as required.

Prepared histologic slides containing human tissue sections by processing, embedding, cutting, mounting and staining.

Accurately prepared slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis with minimal requests for reprocessing, re-cutting or re-staining.

Embedded tissue correctly within timeframes prescribed by the department.

Under direct supervision of Pathologist, performed simple gross room descriptions of anatomic specimens and the simple preparation of these specimens for processing.

Histology Technician, May 2000 to July 2005

Eisenhower Medical Center, Detroit, MI

Performed special staining procedures when requested.

Prepared microscopic slides on human tissue for diagnostic purposes.

Processed specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized entry.

Evaluated the adequacy of stains and chemicals for the use and adjusted accordingly.

Performed histochemical and immunohistochemical stains on a variety of tissues as per the Pathologists directions.

Followed the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, tested analyses, reported and maintained records of test examinations

Maintained records to demonstrate that proficiency testing samples were tested in the same manner as patient specimens.


Associate Degree in Applied Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK