Histotechnician Extern Apprenticeship


Denver, CO, USA

Apprenticeship (On-the-Job Training)

US$38.6-80.3k (annually)

May 22

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Centura Health is proud to invest in and champion our Histotechnician Extern role. The extern program is a twelve-month training program designed to prepare associates to sit for their certification exam. Candidates will be employed by Centura Health while completing their training.

What is a Histotechnician?

Histotechnicians are specialized medical lab workers. They play a role in diagnosing and treating diseases by working with tissue samples. A Histotechnician will receive a tissue sample from a patient then work closely with the lab manager using various equipment, chemicals and dyes to create slides to be examined by a pathologist for diagnostic and research purposes.

Applications will need an Associate's Degree and a minimum of a 2.8 GPA and pre-requisites include four Biology credits, four Chemistry credits and college level math.

Employment opportunities for Histotechnicians are expected to increase 11% between 2018-2028*. The annual Histotechnician salary range is $38,640 up to 80,330 annually. (*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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