Prime Healthcare Histo Tech Certified - Pathology in San Diego, California
Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.
Alvarado Hospital is a 306-bed full-service acute care hospital centrally located in San Diego adjacent to San Diego State University. Ranked in the top 5% nationally for patient safety, the hospital has also been ranked among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™, Spine Surgery™ and Critical Care™. Alvarado Hospital offers more than 25 programs and services, including the Advanced Spine & Joint Institute, cardiac services, San Diego Rehabilitation Institute outpatient rehabilitation, sexual medicine, geriatric-psychiatric care, vascular services, and an Emergency Department that is accredited for geriatric care. To learn more, visit www.AlvaradoHospital.com.
Unlicensed personnel require direct and constant supervision by the Laboratory Director or licensed designee (Business and Professions Code 1269). The duties of the Histotechnician consist of but are not limited to, 1) preparation of specimens for microscopic evaluation by the Pathologist through the use of a microtomy, special staining, histochemistry, and other appropriate techniques in accordance with the Pathology policy and procedures, 2) must be versed in a range of procedures including processing, cutting, embedding of all types of tissue and body fluid samples, 3) the performance of routine and special staining procedures, 4) knowledge of immunohistochemical staining procedures if applicable to job duties, 5) use and maintenance of histology equipment, 6) maintenance of manuals, logs and files appropriate to the department. 7) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.
Education and Work Experience
HT/ASCP Certification, or equivalent, required.
One year hospital laboratory work experience preferred, but not required
Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.
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Alvarado Hospital Medical Center offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $27.00 to $38.96 The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.
Street: 6655 Alvarado Road
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt