Why Should I be a Histotechnologist?
Take a closer look at what it takes to become a histotech:
The histotechnician works with delicate instruments and automated equipment as well as knives, chemicals and glass slides. He or she must value precision and have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Tasks performed by the histotechnologist require patience, mechanical ability, knowledge of biology, immunology, molecular biology, anatomy and chemistry.
Histotechnicians have an unlimited choice of practice settings. Job openings for qualified histotechnicians can be found in:
- dermapathology labs,
- public health facilities,
- industrial research,
- veterinary pathology,
- marine biology,
- forensic pathology.