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Histology Technician II *1.0,Day,$5,000 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:


Histology Technician II - Anatomic Pathology at Providence Alaska Medical Center

Prepares 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. Performs automated immunohistochemistry staining and assists with Quality Assurance activities including procedure development and written protocols.

Required qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited program with 12 semester (18 quarter hours) hours in biology and chemistry - OR- At least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) - OR- Completion of a certified histology program approved by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).

  • Current ASCP Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) certification.

  • One (1) year experience as a HT I or as a histotechnician / histotechnologist in a hospital histology lab or similar setting.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Two (2) years experience as a HT I or as a histotechnician / histotechnologist in a hospital histology lab or similar setting.

      Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

      About Providence Alaska Medical Center

      Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

      As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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

      About Providence

      At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

      Requsition ID: P363557
      Company: Providence Jobs
      Job Category: Clinical Laboratory
      Job Function: Clinical Care
      Schedule: Full time
      Shift: Day
      Career Track: Clinical Professional
      Department: 1017 AK PAMC ANATOMIC PATH
      Address: AK Anchorage 3200 Providence Dr

      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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , Histology Technician II *1.0,Day,$5,000 Hiring Bonus*, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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