Histotechnologist - Immunohistochemistry

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7252202 (Ref:10026217)

Posted: June 5, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $35.63 - $53.44 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Histotechnologist - Immunohistochemistry

Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The Histotechnologist reports to the Lead Histotechnologist of the Immunohistochemistry Histology Laboratory (IHC Lab), Division of Anatomic Pathology. This role requires theoretical and practical expertise to support the operations of a busy IHC histology lab. The incumbent may assist with strategic operational planning for a high complexity IHC lab. They must demonstrate teamwork and provide excellent customer service to improve patient outcomes at City of Hope National Cancer Center. Responsibilities include preparing high-quality IHC tissues and stained slides, troubleshooting technical issues, and maintaining lab standards for inspections. Additional duties involve developing new procedures, managing inventory based on LEAN/Six Sigma, and participating in all laboratory inspections.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Apply scientific theory and departmental policies to function as a certified histotechnologist in a busy IHC lab.
  • Resolve technical problems and maintain test performance characteristics.
  • Assist with evaluating new IHC methods and instrumentation.
  • Support day-to-day operations and improve IHC workflows within the histology lab.
  • Participate in quality assurance activities and ensure accurate patient and quality control testing.
  • Assist with training staff, preparing for audits, and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Associates degree and completion of a certified clinical program in medical laboratory sciences in histopathology or equivalent educationyears of experience
  • 0 - 1 years of experience in a histology laboratory
  • ASCP HT or HTL

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

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Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $35.63 - $53.44 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7252202 (Ref:10026217)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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