Performs the preparation of pathology and laboratory specimens for microscopic evaluation by the pathologist through the use of microtomy, special staining, and histochemistry techniques. Provides special expertise in the performance of immunohistochemical stains. Performs / assists with frozen section staining, and fine needle aspirations.
HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP)
High School graduate
5 years technical with 1-2 years in special and immunostaining techniques
1 year School of Histotechnology or 1 year on-the-job training in large volume Anatomic Pathology Lab
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.