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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.

 

 

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:  Sarah Birch, Histology Supervisor, 183 E. 8th Ave., Chico, CA  95926 or fax to 530-891-0134 or e-mail to sbirch@pathologysciences.com

Questions?  Please call Sarah Birch at 530-891-6244, Monday-Friday before 11 a.m.

 
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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