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Pathologists' Assistant / Histotechnician V - Monrovia, CA - (3+mo Contract, 3rd Shift, Tues-Sat)

  • Location: Monrovia, California
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #3450

Do you have an AS or BS with Histology experience or certification as a Pathologists' Assistant?  Are you looking to work in a State-of-the-Art Lab and grow within a Global Life Science & CRO Leader? This Pathologists' Assistant / Histotechnician V role could be the perfect next step in your career path!

We're looking for a passionate Pathologists' Assistant / Histotechnician that wants to play a key role in providing patients with the highest quality medical laboratory services. You'll have an opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art, CAP-certified Pathology Lab learning best practices and standards set by an industry leader. This role is a contract opportunity with the position hours being 3rd Shift, Tuesday – Saturday from 3am – 11:30am. *Certified Pathologists' Assistants strongly encouraged to apply!

What You'll Do:

The Pathologists' Assistant / Histotechnician processes tissue and specimens in preparation for microscopic exam, and performs technical duties related to the production of histopathological slides of surgical specimens. The Pathologists' Assistant role will include aspects such as:

  • Perform various immunohistochemical tests on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections.
  • Process mounted sections through routine and special staining procedures.
  • Properly orient and embed surgical tissue specimens.
  • Prepare the stains and reagents needed for special procedures.
  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care.
  • Provide accurate gross description on tissue samples.
  • Assist other personnel with identifying and analyzing inconsistent and abnormal results.
  • Operate and maintain manual and automated laboratory instruments.
  • Perform and document preventative maintenance and quality control procedures.

What You'll Bring:

  • AS or BS with formal training in Histology from an accredited college/university.
  • At least 1+ years of Histotechnician / Histology experience.
  • ASCP Histology Certification or other relevant Histology certifications preferred; Pathologists' Assistant certification ideal.
  • Experience in both microtomy and embedding.
  • Prior experience and skills in grossing, processing, cutting, and routine and special staining techniques ideal.

The hourly compensation for this position is expected to be $30.00 – $37.00 per hour.

Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Andie Veach directly at


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