Providence Health & Services Histology Technician I in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a (Per Diem-Night Shift) Histology Technician l to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under supervision, routinely prepares microscopic slides of tissue specimens for diagnostic interpretation by pathologist.

  • Perform a wide variety of special stains, equipment upkeep, and other routine departmental maintenance.

  • Assist with frozen sections and fine needle aspirations/biopsies.

  • Able to provide indirect patient care to all age groups from neonates to adults.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of six months of recent experience in a hospital pathology or laboratory department.

  • Must be able to coordinate simultaneous tasks accurately and possess the flexibility to adjust schedule in response to STAT orders, staffing situations, and changes in workload.

  • Must possess sufficient sight (including color discrimination), manual dexterity and mobility to function effectively in exercising job responsibilities.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet® Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: On Call

Shift: Night

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 196530