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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.


Tuesday-Saturday, night shift


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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