Providence Health & Services Surgical Pathology Technician ( Full Time - Evening ) in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Full Time, Evening shift Pathologists Assistant to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Underthe general supervision of the Administrative Director of the Laboratoryprovides support to the Anatomic Pathology Department by assisting thePathologists in all the functions of Surgical Pathology.

  • Perform and assist with a high degree of accuracy inthe gross examination of tissue, including but limited to surgical andpost-mortem specimens.

  • Perform some or all of the duties in one or morelaboratory sections.

  • Coordinates with nurses, doctors and support staff incorrect receipt, accessioning and preparation of tissue.

  • Prepares tissue for testing, dispatches specimens todepartment or referral laboratories, and receives/processes/disseminatesrequests/specimens/reports/test results as indicated.

  • Receives/gives testing information.

  • Prepares and cuts frozen sections.

  • Participates in and assists in several functions of Histology andCytology.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • or equivalent including sixty units including 6 units each inchemistry and biology OR graduate of a Pathology assistant trainingprogram or a recognized mortuary science school

  • One yearor more experience in all phases of anatomical Pathology.

  • Medical terminology

  • Excellent humanrelations and oral/written communications skills

  • Good manual dexterityand mobility

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentialityand privacy in accordance to hospital policy.

  • Fax,photocopy, and other administrativeduties.

  • Moderate standing/walking/sitting

  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients, supplies, and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience or interestin Gross Examination of Tissue.

  • Cytology and Histology preferred

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: Evening

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 140953