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Senior Histologist - Surgical Pathology - Full Time - Days

Requisition # 19004275 Apply Now

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We know that you have options as to where you choose to work, and we provide our employees with the best possible work environment. One of our goals as an organization is to develop a well-trained and highly motivated workforce. We want to help you achieve your greatest potential by enabling you to progress within your job and advance your career.


Right now, our Surgical Laboratory is looking for a Sr. Histologist to join their team!


The Senior Histologist functions with minimal direction from supervisory personnel. Responsibilities include performing routine and technically complex laboratory procedures requiring advanced cognitive, manipulative and problem-solving skills. The Senior Histologist’s activities include, processing of tissue, cutting, embedding, staining, operating and maintaining laboratory equipment, monitoring and evaluating the quality of tissue processing, verifying and evaluating quality control results, and resolving technical and quality control problems. Additional duties include general and administrative support functions necessary for the routine operation of the laboratory.  Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the patient population(s) being served.


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Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • AA degree in Histotechnology program or BS in biological sciences preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

  • Certification as a Histologist Technician (HT, ASCP) or Histotechnologist (HTL, ASCP) or equivalent from a comparable certifying agency.

Experience

  • Five years of experience preferred.

  • Two years full-time histologist experience in histopathology or immunopathology.  The two-years must be under the supervision of a certified pathologist (certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, or eligible), or an appropriately certified medical scientist.

  • Working Title: Senior Histologist - Surgical Pathology - Full Time - Days
  • Department: Path-Surg Path
  • Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Pathology / Lab
  • Job Specialty: Pathology
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Full-time
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