Providence Health & Services Histology Technician ( Full Time - Day Shift ) in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a full time, day shift Pathology Technician - Histology to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Prepares human tissue specimens for diagnostic examination by fixation, processing, embedding, microtomy (cutting/mounting), routine/special staining.

  • Performs routine instrument operations with working knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting protocol.

  • Evaluates routine/special stains for expected reactivity and quality of section.

  • Maintains records of special stain control results and department statistics as required.

  • If assigned, performs automated immunohistochemistry staining and assists with Quality Assurance activities including procedure development and written protocols.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • ASCP certification or eligible or graduate of approved School of Histology.

  • Associate degree or at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours).

  • 2 years clinical histology experience with a broad range of specimen types demonstrating competency in specimen preparatory techniques, including tissue processing, embedding, routine and special staining and microscopic analysis for quality and expected reactivity.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years college with academic credits with 12 semester hours in biological sciences.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 140492