Prepares tissue specimens for microscopic examination according to the type of specimen received or type of analysis requested. Incumbents will prepare tissue specimens and ensure the reliability and validity of techniques before presenting to a pathologist.
All job qualifications listed indicate the minimum level necessary to perform this job proficiently.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Minimum: Certification by ASCP as a Histologist required , HT (ASCP). Employees may be hired without this certification but must register to take the exam within twelve (12) months of hire date and successfully achieve certification within 2 years.
YEARS OF RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Preferred: Experience in pathology laboratory or clinical laboratory.
Cottage Health is a leading acute care hospital system, located on the central coast of California, widely known for our superior patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health system operates primarily in Santa Barbara, Ca, since 1888, and consists of three acute care hospitals, a Rehabilitation Hospital, multiple clinics and a multi-site Urgent Care system. Our mission is to serve the central coast communities with excellence, integrity, and compassion. Every day we touch thousands of lives in many different ways, resolute in our mission to put patients first. We take pride in helping our patients get back to living their lives - in the places they love.
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