Pacific Pathology Associates, Inc, a Sonic Healthcare USA partner, is recruiting for a Full-Time Histology Technician to join our team in the desirable Willamette Valley. We are seeking candidates interested in a dynamic multi-specialty pathology practice. We are located in a cancer center-affiliated medical center and interpret surgical pathology, cytopathology, and other specimens. We also serve 5 hospitals and 225 outpatient offices in 17 cities in the Mid-Willamette Valley Region of Oregon.
Location: Salem, OR 97301
Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: 4:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Saturday On-Call Rotation)
Full-time: Benefit Eligible
Prepares sections of human tissue for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis, using techniques to gross (dissect tissue), embed (orient specimen in paraffin block), section (cut thin sections of tissue), stain (enhance contrast of tissue and highlight specific features of interest with routine hematoxylin and eosin stains), and mount tissue (adhere tissue onto glass slides), from surgical procedures.
Performs recuts and additional stains including special and immunohistochemistry stains.
Operates tissue processors to fix, dehydrate, and infiltrate with wax, tissue specimens preserved for histologic examination by a pathologist.
Maintains laboratory equipment and tracks all routine maintenance and quality controls performed.
Files, retrieves, and distributes blocks, slides, and pathology reports
Examines slides and/or blocks to ensure tissue preparation is meeting laboratory requirements.
Trains or directs Laboratory Assistants and Histology Technicians engaged in laboratory testing and processing techniques.
Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Laboratory Science or equivalent under the 1988 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) guidelines of high complexity testing.
State licensure, if applicable.
Certified or eligible for Board of Certification (BOC) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (HTL/ASCP).
Sonic Healthcare USA (SHUSA) was formed in 2007 as the umbrella organization overseeing Sonic Healthcare Ltd.’s operation in the United States.
Sonic Healthcare Ltd.'s involvement in the United States began in 2005 with the acquisition of Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL) of Austin, Texas. Since that time, Sonic Healthcare has purchased other operating clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories across the country. At present, there are nine operating divisions within SHUSA with more than 7,000 employees providing clinical and anatomic pathology services to 20 million physicians and patients in 26 states.
In the USA, we operate with the same values and foundation principles as our parent company in Australia. We are passionate about our medical leadership culture in which we serve physicians with the highest quality of laboratory services and excellent customer service. Our laboratories are all directed by board-certified pathologists working with highly trained medical technologists and technicians to deliver quality and timely laboratory results.