Histology Technologist Lead - $5K Sign On and Relo

Covance Inc Located in: Indianapolis,  Indiana
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Covance is hiring a Histotechnologist Lead to join our global team in Indianapolis, In!


Great first shift opportunity to join an industry leader!


$5K Sign On Bonus, Relocation and Tuition Remibursement is offered.



Senior/Lead Responsibilities

  • Provides informal leadership to department staff through mentoring and coaching.
  • Oversee training activities within the department to ensure accuracy, quality, and consistency.
  • Ensure area personnel are appropriately trained to support on-going routine production.
  • Ensure training is completed as scheduled, and is properly documented prior to the individual testing and reporting patient results.
  • Ensure competency is completed, as scheduled, by periodic review of competency documentation.
  • Oversee the timely and accurate development of training materials and checklists for the department/sites.
  • Provide on-going guidance, and support to department staff for training needs.
  • May provide feedback to management on staff performance evaluations.
  • Act as a consultant to the lab management, internal customers, and clients in all technical/scientific facets relating to departmental activity.

  • Manage inquiries/requests for supporting documentation regarding data, test methodologies, new test codes, worksheets, and other internal customer/client needs.

  • Attend customer team meetings, and participate in client conference calls where needed.

  • Serve as site resource to provide guidance/direction when implementation of new processes/changes are needed

  • Must be able to work with people from at all levels in an organization with excellent communication and team working skills


Technical Responsibilities

  • Drive timely implementation of new assay validations, instruments, and equipment according to SOPs
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Must have excellent histotology skills including: wet tissue processing, tissue embedding, routine and special staining, and high volume block sectioning
  • Must have high attention to detail and be able to manage multiple workflows in a high volume environment
  • Must be able to record and enter data accurately and skilled at monitoring samples from begining to end
  • Must have completed an accredited histotechnology course
  • Must be ASCP certified (HT or HTL)


  • Must have 5-7 years histology technical expertise
  • Must have 1-2 years experience in a senior role providing techincal assistance and training for staff
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Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.


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Experienced - Not Management
  R&D / Science
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