Covance Medical Technologist III - Histology in Singapore

Job Overview

  • Utilize knowledge and experience with histology samples to maintain proper storage conditions and facilitate accessioning of blocks and slides (stained and unstained). Routine decalcification, processing, embedding, microtomy and re-embedding of human tissue specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials. Perform Immunohistochemistry and FISH testing according to protocols and SOPs. Perform slide scanning as required and according to protocols.

  • Instruments/equipment: Thorough working knowledge, able to provide troubleshooting, resolve complex instrument & equipment problems. Works with vendor where needed to resolve

  • Training: Coordinate timely development & completion of training materials & checklists

  • SOPs: Initiates revisions, writes new SOPs to reflect current processes that ensures compliance.

  • Instrument/assay validation: Coordinates with other resources to ensure timely completion and implementation. May be asked to research, validate and maintain procedures in area of responsibility.

  • Process Improvement: Analyze existing processes and create new approaches or ideas to improve. Works with internal/external dept. to ensure successful implementation of changes/improvements. May serve as SME.

  • Supports client audit process and responding to inquiries

  • Serves as expert in all facets of trained workstations in area of responsibility. Responds to problems or questions of department staff.


Bachelor’s degree in a bio-medical, physical or biological science from an accredited college or university and one year training and/or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed.


Individual must have 3 or more years of Covance Laboratory experience performing clinical laboratory testing or experience in performing clinical laboratory testing judged as equivalent

Job Number 2018-21951

Job Category Medical Technologist

Position Type Full-Time

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