The Keck School of Medicine, at the University of Southern California is seeking to hire a Per-Diem Histology Technician to support the day-to-day operations of the Histology Laboratory within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
The Per-Diem Histology Technician performs routine histopathology testing in a high volume patient care lab; processes, sorts, and stains tissue samples; cuts paraffin-embedded tissue blocks; prepares and changes solutions and properly disposes chemical wastes; sorts, delivers and files slides and blocks; accessions specimens into the LIS (Laboratory Information System); assists with ordering, receiving, labeling, and stocking incoming supplies and reagents; assists in the evaluation of new procedures or methods and testing modalities; assists with quality control and quality assurance record keeping; assists in training personnel as needed; completes and organizes paperwork; assists with maintenance of equipment; other duties as assigned.Â
This position is Per-Diem (on-call) position is to cover vacation, sick, leave of absence and high-volume days for a large laboratory operation.
The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States. The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers and clinical laboratories throughout the country.
The University offers a competitive salary package.
Shift: Sundays â Saturdays: variable/as needed
Salary Range: DOE
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate studyMinimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Courses in biology and chemistry, histotechnician experience in a clinical laboratory. ASCP certification or eligibility within one year of employment.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.