Providence Health & Services Histology Tech *On Call Variable* in Burbank, California
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Providence is calling a Histology Tech (Per diem/Variable shift) at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.
We are seeking a Histology Tech who will cut, stain, mount, and study specimens of human tissue to provide data on functioning of tissues and organs, causes and/or progress of disease, following established standards and practices.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Cut, stain, and mount specimens of human tissue
Prepare and maintain paraffin, reagents, and other solutions and stains according to standard formulas
Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
Prepare cytology slides and pathology specimens
Receive or collect specimens and labels them appropriately; discard them after test or store for future reference
Perform all quality control and instrument check procedures and maintain related records
Participate in educational programs and in service meetings
Attend meetings as required
The following job accountabilities may be reassigned:
Receive requested stock items and distributes them to the appropriate place within the laboratory
2 years experience as a Histotechnician in a hospital laboratory, or 2 years of college
Must have thorough knowledge of histologic, cytologic, immunocytochem and related techniques
Field of Expertise: Biology or a related science
Advanced training in histotechnology
Certified as a Histotechnician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists
About the ministry you will serve:
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.
We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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
Job Category: Histology Technologist
Req ID: 307850