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NEC Codes - HM-8503 Histopathology Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8503 Histopathology Technician


Assists the pathologist in the accessioning, preparation, processing, embedding, straining, and mounting of surgically and necropsy obtained tissue for pathological examination. Maintains histopathology records and instruments. Supervises the work of less skilled technicians.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E4-E7

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E7

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes



Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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