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Histologic Technician I

Primary Location Fresno, California Job Number 1079495 Date posted 08/04/2022
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Description:

Under the general direction of the Pathologist or Laboratory Manager, performs immunohistochemical stains and all other special procedures as required. Cuts, embebs, and stains histology specimens.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Performs routine tasks related to fixation and processing of specimens.

  • Cuts, prepares, and stains slides from histology specimens.

  • Correctly prepares special stains and solutions.

  • Operates and evaluates equipment and reagent systems.


  • Maintains equipment with documentation and reports repairs to manager.



  • Also maintains logbooks and Block and slide files.



  • Assists Pathologist in any area of histology sections.



  • Writes and updates evaluation reports as well as procedures using NCCLS format.



  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


    Supervisory Responsibilities



  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.








Grade 705



Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum (12) twelve months of experience as histologic technician or completion of the 12 month Histology training.
    Education

  • Associate Degree in Science.
    License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


    Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform all special stains used in the routine practice of pathology.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • 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
  • Must be an independent self-motivated individual proficient in histology and related applications.
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
  • Primary Location: California,Fresno,Fresno Hospital - Sequoia Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 12:00 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Entry Level Department: Fresno Sequoia Hospital - Pathology-General - 0206 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.