Histology Technician, Pathology - Per Diem/Days (8hr)

Location: 
Long Beach Medical Center
Schedule: 
Per Diem
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
LON004476
Clinical, Laboratory, Sciences

Histology Technologist needed for during-the-week / weekend coverage of peak workload periods. This position must be flexible in start / end times to provide adequate coverage for unscheduled or scheduled absences of other staff.

The Histology Technologist is responsible for preparing and processing surgical and autopsy tissue specimens for microscopic examination by a Pathologist in the Pathological Laboratory section of MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. Processing includes embedding, cutting, staining, accessioning, and mounting on a slide so that the presence or absence of disease may be effectively demonstrated to the Pathologist responsible for reading the slide and making a diagnosis. Performs special stains to make samples more visible, as needed.

Qualifications: 

Experience

  • Histology Technologist with at least 3 yrs recent hospital Histology Department environment experience
  • 2+ years of training in a Joint Commission accredited institution

Education/License/Certification

  • An Associate of Arts degree is preferred
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