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Providence Health & Services Anatomic Pathology Technician in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling an Anatomic Pathology Technician (Per-Diem/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, California.

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We are seeking an Anatomic Pathology Technician who will process specimens by preparing frozen sections, including cuts, stains, mounts, specimens of human tissue to provide intra-operative consultation specimens for data on functioning of tissues and organs, causes and/or progress of disease, following established standards and practices.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies.

  • Maintain excellent relations with medical staff, other departments, laboratory staff, clients and other customers as well as other hospitals that use services.

  • Assist the Pathologist/ Pathologist Assistant in the grossing process and in the cutting of frozen sections.

  • Orient, embed and prepare frozen sections of human tissue. Grosses indirect surgical specimens.

  • Cut, stain, and mount specimens of human tissue.

  • Prepare specimens for storage and disposal.

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

  • May prepare cytology slides and pathology specimens.

  • Receive or collect specimens and labels them appropriately; discards them after test or stores for future reference.

  • Perform all quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.

  • Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings.

  • Attend meetings as required.

  • The following job accountabilities may be reassigned:

  • May assist with autopsy.

  • Receive requested stock items and distributes them to the appropriate place within the laboratory.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Academic and/or working knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology.

  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Three (3) years pathology experience, indirect specimen grossing, frozen sections.

About the hospital you will serve.

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 289769