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Histotechnician, LE (Fulltime) - Wailuku, HI

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Pathology Watch

wailuku, hi, usa
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

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This opportunity is:

Location: Wailuku, HI

Status: Full-Time

Days/Hours: TBD

Base hourly pay: $29.29 to 32.11 D.O.E.

In this role, you will:

  • Orienting and embedding of tissue specimens
  • Verifying and completing of orders for special procedures of tissue blocks
  • Trimming and cutting of tissue blocks
  • Preparing of slides and mounting tissue sections on slides
  • Manual or automated H&E staining of slides
  • Doing manual and automated staining for special stain procedures as trained
  • Doing manual or automatic cover slipping of slides
  • Labeling slides with paper label in number sequence and distributing slides to correct courier pick-up stations
  • Routine maintenance and cleanup of workstations
  • Preparing and loading reagents on the recycler; daily testing of alcohol/xylene percentage and purity of reagents
  • Routine maintenance of tissue processors and automated strainers, H&E staining station and automated cover slipper
  • Ensuring adequate inventory of supplies and reagents by informing the department purchasing manager of needs
  • Maintaining routine records and files in appropriate order
  • Filing tissue blocks in correct hospital and dermatology office boxes
  • Answering the phone in a friendly, professional, and efficient manner within established guidelines
  • Doing daily routing cleanup of staining dishes, counters and floors
  • Modifying (add, delete, or change) orders one existing cases in the power path system
  • Adhere to all protocols as described in Clinical Lab of Hawaii Policy and Procedure manual as related to job duties

Physical Capabilities

  • Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
  • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching
  • Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking
  • Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately
  • Frequent use of telephone and fax
  • Occasional travel required to interact with Division personnel and/or attend meetings, educational training

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • A.S. or B.S. Degree in Laboratory science or science medical technology from an accredited college or University.

Bonus points if you’ve got:

  • 1 - 2 years of related experience in clinical laboratory

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement, with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we’re a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will provide routine access to protected health information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards, maintaining strict confidentiality, and abiding by all applicable privacy and security standards. They are expected to access PHI only when necessary to fulfill job duties.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


Pan Pacific Pathologists, LLC

In 2008 Clinical Labs of Hawaii became a member of Sonic Healthcare Ltd. Sonic is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Since its establishment in 1987, Sonic Healthcare has grown to become the world’s third largest pathology/laboratory medicine company with operations in eight countries. Sonic’s success stems from the belief that a global culture of Medical Leadership leads to the delivery of outstanding medical services. Learn more about our medical leadership, values, and foundation principles below.

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.