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Kelly Services Direct-Hire Histology Technician in Detroit, MI in Detroit, Michigan

Histology Technician

Detroit, MI

Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM (some flex)

Direct-Hire Opportunity

Kelly Science & Clinical is interviewing and hiring immediately for an experienced Histology Technician! This is a direct-hire opportunity with one of our partners, a global leader and team of experts providing biological products and cutting-edge technology in the life science industry.


  • Routine microtomy, cryotomy, and H&E staining

  • Perform specimen labeling, handling, preservation, processing, and tracking

  • Exercise proper embedding techniques of paraffin infiltrated tissue specimens

  • Participate in daily equipment preventative maintenance procedures

  • Maintain adequate level of inventory as required by the histology department

  • Adhere to quality control and documentation policies and assist in the performance of quality control and calibration-verification procedures

  • Ability to execute complex testing or sectioning projects upon request

  • Prepare solutions and reagents required for special stains or immunohistochemistry staining

  • Perform special or immunohistochemical staining procedures

  • Contribute and participate in quality improvement initiative efforts

  • Effectively interact with internal and external customers regarding order requests

  • Cross-train within adjacent departments as assigned

  • Adherence to all OSHA/MiOSHA specimen processing and handling requirements

  • Perform work tasks by use of Laboratory Information System ex: BSI

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associates in Applied Science or BA in Biology or basic science related field

  • License, Certification and/or Registration: HT/HTL or Registry eligible by ASCP, (required within one year of start date)

  • Clinical experience as a component of program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

  • Occasionally required to work evenings and/or weekends

  • HepB vaccination and TB bacteria testing (other vaccination or testing as recommended)

  • Proof immunization or waiver is acceptable

  • Previous and recent histology experience in a regulated environment


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • Organizational skills with great attention to detail

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, clients, and internal staff members

  • Passion for excellence

You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

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