The USC Keck School of Medicine is seeking to hire a Per-Diem Histology Technician to support the day-to-day operations of the Histology Laboratory within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
The Per-Diem (on-call) Histology Technician performs routine histopathology testing in a high volume patient care lab; processes, sorts, and stains tissue samples; cuts paraffin-embedded tissue blocks; prepares and changes solutions and properly disposes chemical wastes; sorts, delivers and files slides and blocks; accessions specimens into the LIS (Laboratory Information System); assists with ordering, receiving, labeling, and stocking incoming supplies and reagents; assists in the evaluation of new procedures or methods and testing modalities; assists with quality control and quality assurance record keeping; assists in training personnel as needed; completes and organizes paperwork; assists with maintenance of equipment; other duties as assigned.Â
This position is Per-Diem (on-call) to cover Vacation, Sick and high-volume days for a large laboratory operation.
The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States. The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers and clinical laboratories throughout the country.
Shift: Monday â Saturday: variable/as needed
Salary Range: DOE
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study.Minimum Experience: 2 years histotechnology experience in a clinical laboratory. Required License/Certification:A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 30 days of hire and maintained by renewing before expiration date.ASCP certification or eligibility within one year of employment
Internal Number: REQ20094098
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