Kelly Services Laboratory Technician in Denver, Colorado


Active - Full Time Regular full-time $18-$24.00 per hour (This is a direct hire position)

Denver, CO, US

Work Hours: Monday- Friday, 11 pm-7:30 am

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Embedding- Embedding patient’s tissue samples in paraffin molds.

  • Microtomy- Producing high quality microscopic slides from patients tissue samples.

  • Special Staining techniques- includes routine H&E, Special Stains, Immunohistochemistry, and Immunofluorescence.

  • Reagent Preparation- Making up of chemical solutions for any area in the Histology Lab as needed.

  • Hazardous Waste Regulations and disposal.

  • Safety.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for production of Routine and Special Histology techniques.

  • Block and slide filing.

  • Maintain integrity of patient specimens at all times, with a high level of accuracy.

  • Responsible for maintaining the necessary levels of confidentiality.

  • Responsible for maintaining effective communication between co-workers and management.

  • Exercises good judgment in conflict resolution.

  • Responsible for following all quality and regulatory standards required in performing tasks.

  • Maintain a clean workplace.

  • Demonstrate initiative, dependability, cooperation and diplomacy in all situations in order to maintain a high standard of customer service to the patient.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of all Histology procedures- embedding, microtomy, tissue processing, fixation, decalcification, routine H&E, special stains, Immunohistochemistry and Immunofluorescence staining.

  • Solid understanding of operating and maintenance to all equipment in the Histology Laboratory.

  • Ability to consistently provide accurate work and to pay close attention to detail.

  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments or refer to appropriate sources for repairs.

  • Excellent communication skills with co-workers, management and the public.

  • Ability to maintain the necessary levels of confidentiality.


  • High School or Equivalent.

  • Training and documented proficiency in Histology (NACCLS program or OJT). Attends continuing education activities and/or certification to maintain current knowledge and skills.

  • A minimum of two years experience that demonstrates the knowledge and experience necessary to be eligible for HT/HTL (ASCP) registry.

Physical Activities:

  • Requires a full range of body motion, including manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

  • Moderate physical activity – walking, standing, or sitting in one place for prolonged periods of time.

  • With the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.