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HISTOLOGY TECHNICIAN

Pathology Sciences Medical Group in Chico, California is currently seeking a full-time ASCP registered or registry-eligible HT or HTL for our anatomic pathology laboratory. 

Qualifications include:

  • Must possess good histology skills and be able to contribute adequately to accomplish daily productivity goals by working with the histology team and other staff members.
  • Must be detail oriented, have good manual dexterity, good close-up and color vision.
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work will with others.
  •  Must have good computer skills.

Job Summary:

  • Processes, embeds and cuts paraffin blocks of surgical, autopsy and non-gyn cytology specimens.
  • Performs routine and special histochemical stains following established protocol; prepare reagents and stains and tissue controls.
  • Performs IHC preparations (reagents and controls) and staining under the direction of the histology supervisor or laboratory director.
  • Performs validation of new antibodies, probes or detection kits; performs verification of new clones and/or lot numbers of established antibodies and detection kits.
  • Adheres to equipment maintenance schedules and reagent utilization guidelines.
  • Participates in all quality control efforts and adheres to regulatory standards.
  • Performs reagent recycling and quality control of recycled reagents.
  • Maintains files of slides and paraffin blocks.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work environment including daily cleaning of microtome and waterbath, embedding centers, microtomy room floor and other tasks necessary to maintain a clean department.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures including hazardous substance and infection control guidelines.
  • Assists in supply inventory and stocking supplies.
  • Performs other duties within the laboratory as assigned.

Schedule:

Tuesday-Saturday (may vary)

2 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday-Friday

Midnight – 8:30 a.m. Saturday

 

PSMG is an independent, CAP accredited anatomic pathology laboratory which has served the needs of Butte, Glenn and Colusa counties for over 50 years.   We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.  PSMG is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Interested candidates may submit their resume by mail to Pathology Sciences Medical Group, Attn:  Sherry Cheatham, Histology Supervisor, 183 E. 8th Ave., Chico, CA  95926 or fax to 530-891-0134 or e-mail to scheatham@pathologysciences.com

Questions?  Please call Sherry Cheatham at 530/891-6244, Monday-Friday before 11 a.m.

 

HISTOLOGY LAB AIDE POSITION

RARE OPPORTUNITY!  Pathology Sciences Medical Group in Chico, California is currently seeking a part-time lab aide in the Histology Department.  There is potential for full-time employment for an individual exhibiting the ability to accept more responsibility, as well as the opportunity to train in-house to become a histology technician.

Qualifications:

  • Must be detail oriented, have good manual dexterity, good close-up and color vision.
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Must be physically able to lift twenty pounds.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field preferred but not required.

Job Summary:

The Histology lab aide will be expected to assist, as directed, in all ancillary tasks required in the histology laboratory which include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining cleanliness of the work environment including daily cleaning of glassware, embedding centers, microtomy room floor and other tasks necessary to maintain a clean department.
  • Assisting with supply inventory and stocking supplies.
  • Maintaining files of slides and paraffin blocks.
  • Performing reagent recycling and quality control of recycled reagents.
  • Coverslipping slides.
  • Embedding surgical tissue.
  • Performing routine maintenance and reagent changes of tissue processors, H&E stainer, and IHC bulk reagents.

Schedule:

Wednesday-Saturday

1 a.m. – 7 a.m. (hours may vary)

 

PSMG is an independent, CAP accredited anatomic pathology laboratory which has served the needs of Butte, Glenn and Colusa counties for over 50 years.   We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.  PSMG is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Interested candidates may submit their resume by mail to Pathology Sciences Medical Group, Attn:  Sherry Cheatham, Histology Supervisor, 183 E. 8th Ave., Chico, CA  95926 or fax to 530-891-0134 or e-mail to scheatham@pathologysciences.com

Questions?  Please call Sherry Cheatham at 530/891-6244, Monday-Friday before 11 a.m.

HISTOLOGY SUPERVISOR

Pathology Sciences Medical Group in Chico, California is currently seeking a full-time Histology Supervisor for our anatomic pathology laboratory.   

Qualifications include:

  • HT or HTL (ASCP) certification.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a surgical histology laboratory setting.
  • Must be able to perform all preparatory functions required in the histology department and possess good trouble-shooting skills relative to technical problems in the histology laboratory.
  • Experience in Immunohistochemistry testing, including validation of antibodies.
  • Baccalaureate degree in related sciences and/or management is preferred.
  • Must have good communication and organizational skills, including the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Must have good computer skills using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must have good people skills and be able to encourage a cooperative effort amongst histology technicians and grossing room personnel, as well as all other laboratory personnel.

Job Summary:

  • Manages all personnel in the histology department and assures adequate coverage for all shifts in the department.
  • Assures adherence to all laboratory policies and procedures which includes all regulatory, quality control, safety and productivity standards.
  • Has responsibility for cost management and inventory control of the supplies and equipment used in the histology department.
  • Supervises and assists with all specimen preparatory functions for optimal quality assurance.
  • Plans and evaluates daily workload for maximum efficiency.
  • Assures proper equipment maintenance.
  • Works with the Medical Director in the process of evaluating and validating new antibodies and probes for IHC/ISH testing.
  • Develops, revises and implements policies in the Histology Department and reviews/updates policies as required.
  • Cooperates and participates as a member of PSMG supervisor team.

 

PSMG is an independent, CAP accredited anatomic pathology laboratory which has served the needs of Butte, Glenn and Colusa counties for over 50 years.   We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.  PSMG is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates may submit their resume by mail to Pathology Sciences Medical Group, Attn:  Sherry Cheatham, Histology Supervisor, 183 E. 8th Ave., Chico, CA  95926 or fax to 530-891-0134 or e-mail to scheatham@pathologysciences.com

For more detail please call Sherry Cheatham at 530/891-6244, before 11 a.m. Monday-Friday.

 
For positions not listed, qualified applicants may submit their resume for future consideration to:
Pathology Sciences Medical Group
183 East 8th Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
    
PSMG is an equal opportunity employer.

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