Lead Histotechnologist in Indianapolis, IN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Position: Lead Histotechnologist

Location: Indianapolis, IN.

Hours: 1st shift (Monday - Friday)


Apex Life Sciences is searching for a Lead Histotechnologist. This position is a 1st shift Direct Hire opportunity for a company in the Pharmaceutical industry. This will be a senior level role that will provide leadership and mentor other members of the team. This is a great opportunity for Histology candidates looking to take the next step in their careers with a well-known company in the Pharmaceutical industry.


  • Lead training activities within the department to ensure accuracy, quality, and consistency.
  • Deliver training to team.
  • Track all employee training.
  • Ensure competency is completed for team.
  • Lead the development of training materials and checklists for the department/sites.
  • Provide ongoing 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
  • Drive timely implementation of new assay validations, instruments, and equipment according to SOPs  


  • Minimum of 4-7 years of histology technical experience
  • 1-2 years of experience in a senior role providing technical assistance and training for staff is preferred
  • Must have completed an accredited histotechnology course
  • Must have an ASCP certification (HT or HTL)