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William Brown
Professional Summary
Reliable Histotechnician bringing excellent clinical laboratory skills, including embedding, microtomy, and instrumentation.  Critical thinker and problem-solver.  Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence.
  • Embed Various Tissues
  • Microtomy
  • Gross
  • Manual Staining
  • Cytology Knowledge
  • Instrumentation 
  • Excellent Lab Practices
  • Quality Control Procedures
  • Internship Training
  • Data Entry
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
Histology Technician: Sep 2013Present Harris County Institute of Forensic Science: Houston, TX
Open laboratory (set-up microtome stations and document temperature readings).  Unload tissue processor and embed tissue.  QA stainer and coverslipper.  Prepare and monitor any tissue for extended decalcification. Print slides and cut assigned cases.  Collect and log tissue sample from morgue to transport to laboratory.  Log, store, destroy wet tissue.  Process manual stain requests.  Gross in tissue samples and load tissue processor.  Process recut requests.  File slides and blocks.  Sign out cases (compare blocks/slides, clean slides, write up quality control sheets for each case). Deliver and pick up case folders from pathologists.  Monitor emails and data entry.  Assist with writing laboratory procedures. Clean (microtome stations and floors) and close down laboratory.  Assist with intern training.
Histology Intern: Jan 2013May 2013 Harris County Institute of Forensic Science: Houston, TX
Set-up microtome stations and document temperature readings.  Unloaded tissue processor and embedded assigned cases.  QA stainer and coverslipper.  Assisted preparing and monitoring any tissue for extended decalcification. Printed slides and cut assigned cases.  Collected and logged tissue sample from morgue to transport to laboratory.  Logged, stored, destroyed wet tissue.  Assisted with manual stain requests.  Assisted grossing in tissue samples and loading tissue processor.  Filed slides and blocks.  Assisted with instrumentation.  Assisted in signing out cases (compared blocks/slides, cleaned slides, wrote up quality control sheets for each case). Delivered and picked up case folders from pathologists.  Clean (microtome stations and floors) and assisted closing down laboratory. 
Histology Intern: Aug 2012Nov 2012 Memorial Herman SW Hospital: Houston, TX
Worked in embedding area (clean and organized blocks).  Embedded  no cut cases (mainly placenta and some brain, autopsy tissue).  Assisted with instrumentation.  Assisted in sign out area (loading/removing cases from coverslipper, matching blocks/slides, and preparing cases for couriers).  Assigned projects for cutting student blocks.  Observed the following areas: microtomy, automated special stainer, immunology, and cytology.
Histology Intern: May 2012Jul 2012 Clear Lake Regional Hospital: Webster, TX
Embedded assigned patient cases (mainly breast tissue and various other tissue).  Cut assigned cases.  Cytology cases.  Assisted with manual special stains.  Picked up specimens from facilities on-site. Assisted occasionally in grossing area.  Observed FNA procedures. Observed and assisted with immunology instrumentation and cases. Manually wrote slides. 
Resigned: Aug 2010Jul 2011 Unemployed
Resigned from previous employment.
Electronic Member Services: Sep 1990Jul 2010 Smart Financial Credit Union: Houston, TX

  • Electronic member services:  Internal member service, debit card disputes/fraud, payroll processing, in-clearing processing, manage ATMs, ATM general ledger and reports.  
  • Card serves: Internal member services, input credit card data, issued credit cards, ATM general ledger, and reports.
  • Accounting: General ledgers, payroll processing, and ACH backup.
  • Indirect lending, Jr. Buyer:  customer service, input applications, pull and review credit reports, approve/deny auto loans, and disperse auto loans.
  • Title/Escrow clerk:  Processed title applications, released titles, maintained escrow accounts (calculate/adjust escrow amount, pay taxes/insurance) and wrote procedures.
  • Teller: Customer service, cash handling, issue cashiers checks and travelers checks, wrote procedures.
Associate of Applied Science: Histological Technician, May 2013 HCC Coleman College of Health Sciences, Houston, TX
Attended: Spring 1987 - Spring 1990; Spring 1996 - Fall 2001: Business U of H Downtown, Houston, TX
Attended: Spring 1984 - Fall 1986: Business Finance Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
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Previous Companies:

  • Harris County Institute of Forensic Science
  • Memorial Herman SW Hospital
  • Clear Lake Regional Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Histology Technician
  • Histology Intern
  • Resigned
  • Electronic Member Services


  • HCC Coleman College of Health Sciences
  • U of H Downtown
  • Lamar University

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Attended: Spring 1987 - Spring 1990; Spring 1996 - Fall 2001
  • Attended: Spring 1984 - Fall 1986

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