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Histologic Technician II

Posted: 28-Jan-2019

Job Title: Histologic Technician II

Location: Berkeley, California

Employer Name
Kaiser Permanente

Employer Details
As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 12 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.

Employer Website: https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/berkeley/histologic-technician-ii-40-hours/641/8968690

Job Duties
Explore your future with powerful technologies at your fingertips, you’ll be the foundation for delivering accurate diagnoses as you ensure an unparalleled patient experience.

In this role, you will perform immunohistochemical stains and all other special procedures as required. You will cut, embed, and stain histology specimens.

Qualifications Include:

  • At least twelve months of experience as a histologic technician or completion of the twelve month histology training
  • An associate’s degree in science
  • Certification as a histologic technician or histologic technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or the equivalent society, as approved by the Chief of Pathology
  • The ability to demonstrate aptitude for work as a histologic technician to the satisfaction of the Chief of Pathology
  • The ability to perform all special stains, immunohistochemical stains used in the routine practice of pathology
  • The ability to perform histochemical stains and all other special procedures as required by the Chief of Pathology including knowledge of the biochemical nature of reaction
  • The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos as well as write simple correspondence
  • The ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Previous experience with lab information systems
  • The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

Instructions for applying
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 722178. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures. 

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Posted: 4-Jan-2019

Job Title: Histotechnician

Employer Name
Shasta Pathology Associates

Employer Details
Shasta Pathology Associates (SPA) was established in Redding, October 1953 and we are dedicated to quality surgical pathology and cytopathology diagnostic services to referring physicians and patients of Shasta, Tehama, Trinity, and Siskiyou Counties. We believe that diagnostic services provided by a local pathologist can increase overall quality of patient care and physician satisfaction through enhanced communication and a team oriented approach to healthcare delivery. We appreciate your interest in this website and look forward to serving you.

Employer Website: www.shastapathologyassociates.com

Location: 2036 Railroad Ave., Redding, CA 96001

Job Duties/Requirements:
Expedite and process all incoming histology and cytology specimens. Log histology and cytology specimens into the computer; label specimens and paperwork with accession number. Stain and cover-slip slides and distribute them to appropriate pathologist. File slides numerically in slide drawer. Pull and dump tissue to discard, neutralize formalin, check pH and document, clean container. Embed tissue, write down surgical number, breakout of molds and clean embedding center. Set-up and run special stains, make new solutions as needed. Cut tissue on a forty-five (45) minute rotation, fine cutting special stains and bone marrow slides.

AA or BS degree and HT certification from ASCP

Instructions for applying
You may send your resume to kbanda@reddingpath.com or mail it or drop one off at 2036 Railroad Ave., Redding, CA 96001


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