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Histology Tissue Technican II
  • Location: Rancho Dominguez, CA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #16018

Lighthouse Lab Services is working with a growing Independant Reference Lab that is looking to add a couple of Histology Techs to their team! This is a fantastic laboratory with EXCELLENT benefits and compensation! 

Tues-Saturday Shift: 11pm-7:30am OR 2am-10:30am

Perform variety of routine and specialized histology techniques and procedures of human tissue sections
for microscopic examination and patient diagnosis. Responsible for the integrity of patients’ specimens,
and the operations of numerous laboratory instruments as defined by policies and procedures of the
laboratory, and familiarity with Laboratory Safety procedures.

Essential Functions:
1. Performs routine and special paraffin sections of human tissue for microscopic evaluations by the
pathologist, including surgical, autopsy, research, and outside cases with minimal requests for reprocessing.
2. Processes tissue and bone marrow samples for microtome sectioning including dehydration,
embedding, cutting, routine or special staining and/or decalcifications.
3. Operates microtome, tissue processors, strainers and all other equipment to preserve specimens
and produce a stained and labeled slide.
4. Embeds tissues correctly within timeframes prescribed by the department.
5. Prepare equipment and reagents for processing, embedding, microtome cutting and mounting of
6. Ensures that all required solutions and chemicals are properly prepared and in place and that
automatic equipment is in working order.
7. Performs Quality Control and Quality Assurance tests as required.
8. Complies with all State and Federal, professional regulations as well as department rules, policies
and procedural manuals.
9. Maintains work area in clean and organized condition; decontaminates work areas as designated.
10. Communicates and cooperates with fellow employees, technical staff, and clients in a professional,
positive and helpful manner.
11. Maintains attitude and morale to ensure cohesive work environment.
12. Promotes internal and external customer service.
13. Performs other duties as required for proper functioning of laboratory.

 • A.A., A.S. degree and one- or two-years’ experience as Lab Assistant and Tissue Technician
• Experience with special stains, desired
• Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports.
• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees or regulatory agencies.
• Ability to understand, follow and apply instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Salary/ Shift/ Benefits: 
• $25-34/hr Depending on Experience
• Tues-Saturday Shift: 11pm-7:30am OR 2am-10:30am
• Health/Dental/Vision/ PTO/401K with match! 

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

#MTP Job ID: 16018

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