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Providence Associate Histotechnologist in Portland, Oregon

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Associate Histotechnologist at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Night Shift Monday - Friday 23:00 - 07:30

The histology laboratory contributes a valuable service aiding pathologists in providing patient diagnoses. Information gained through microscopic evaluation of tissue slides prepared by histology technicians allows a pathologist to either identify or dismiss disease. The preparatory steps taken to ensure a quality diagnosis are key to this relationship.

Under general supervision, the Histotechnician 1 prepares microscopic tissue slides for diagnostic and/or research purposes; performs tissue stains to assist in diagnosis; handles specimen accessioning; and maintains laboratory and equipment. Knowledge of the basic pathologic conditions, skills in the use of precision equipment, and performance of Hematoxylin and Eosin stains are required for accurately demonstrating the morphology of tissue specimens.

The histology laboratory contributes a valuable service aiding pathologists in providing patient diagnoses. Information gained through microscopic evaluation of tissue slides prepared by histology technicians allows a pathologist to either identify or dismiss disease. The preparatory steps taken to ensure a quality diagnosis are key to this relationship.

To advance, an employee must attain increased education, skills, knowledge and abilities and must demonstrate an ability to assume the increased responsibilities and accountabilities of the next stage as designated in this Job Category Description and on the Job Title Specification Sheet.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Providence Portland Medical Center and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Required Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED And

  • Coursework/Training Completion of Histotech Apprenticeship Program (HTAP). Or

  • 1 year H.S. Diploma or GED AND Certification (HT, HTL) from a government agency or nationally recognized professional organization (e.g.. ASCP, NCA, etc.) AND 1 year of histotech experience (**) OR

  • 1 year H.S. Diploma or GED AND completion of Histotech Apprenticeship Program (HTAP) OR 2 years of supervised on-the-job-training (OJT) AND 1 year of histotech experience (**)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree With courses in Algebra, Chemistry and Biology. Or

  • Bachelor's Degree With courses in Algebra, Chemistry and Biology

  • Associate degree in a chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution AND successful completion of an accredited HT training program OR completion of Histotech Apprenticeship Program (HTAP) OR 2 years of supervised on-the-job-training (OJT)

  • Bachelor degree in a chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution AND successful completion of an accredited HT training program OR completion of Histotech Apprenticeship Program (HTAP) OR 2 years of supervised on-the-job-training (OJT).

  • (**)Histotech experience preferred that the experience be from an equivalent high volume or acute care laboratory performing high complexity testing.

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

Accepting a new position at another facility that is part of the Providence family of organizations may change your current benefits. Changes in benefits, including paid time-off, happen for various reasons. These reasons can include changes of Legal Employer, FTE, Union, location, time-off plan policies, availability of health and welfare benefit plan offerings, and other various reasons.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence is located in areas ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 296067
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Clinical Laboratory
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Night
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 5001 PPMC HISTOLOGY
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St
Work Location: Providence Office Park Portland Bldg 1-Portland
Pay Range: $29.56 - $46.10
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence offers a comprehensive benefits package including a retirement 401(k) Savings Plan with employer matching, health care benefits (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, disability insurance, time off benefits (paid parental leave, vacations, holidays, health issues), voluntary benefits, well-being resources and much more. Learn more at providence.jobs/benefits

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