Histology Technician II

Providence Health & Services

Santa Monica,CA  

2019-10-18 2019-11-17
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As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S., we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable – across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Our system includes more than 76,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.

We operate 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, 22 long-term care facilities, 19 hospice and home health programs and 693 supportive housing units in 14 locations. Our health plan serves our caregivers and other employer groups covering 436,000 members.


**Providence is calling a** **(Per Diem, Day Shift)** **Histology Technician II to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.**

**In this position you will:**

+ Prepare human tissue specimens for diagnostic examination by fixation, processing, embedding, microtomy (cutting/mounting), routine/special staining

+ Perform routine instrument operations with working knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting protocol

+ Evaluate routine/special stains for expected reactivity and quality of section

+ Maintain records of special stain control results and department statistics as required

+ If assigned, perform automated immunohistochemistry staining and assist with Quality Assurance activities including procedure development and written protocols


**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ ASCP certification or eligible or graduate of approved School of Histology

+ Associate's Degree

+ At least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours)

+ 2 years of college with academic credits with 12 semester hours in biological sciences

+ 2 years of clinical histology experience with a broad range of specimen types demonstrating competency in specimen preparatory techniques, including tissue processing, embedding, routine and special staining and microscopic analysis for quality and expected reactivity

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

**About the hospital you will serve** :

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**


**Our Mission**

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** On Call

**Shift:** Day

**Job Category:** Medical Technologist

**Location:** California-Santa Monica

**Req ID:** 227032
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