Sep 14, 2021

Histology Technician II *$2,500 Sign-On Bonus*

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Anchorage, AK, USA

Job Description


Providence is calling a temporary Histology Technician ( Anatomic Pathology, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

$2,500 Sign-On Bonus

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

  • Perform histology procedures including embedding, cutting, mounting, staining, (routine, special and immunohistochemical) of surgical tissue specimens.
  • Generate and complete worksheets, temperature logs, workload entry and equipment maintenance logs.
  • Effectively communicates with lab and hospital staff, physician and office staff, to ensure accurate and timely completion of the daily pathology workload. Assists in transcription, gross area and cytology as necessary.
  • Generate U.O.I's, verifies positivity of special and routing stains and participates in the QC/QI through focused monitors for Q-probes.
  • Comply with lab and hospital safety procedures and practices Body Substance Isolation. Completes education necessary to maintain licensure or certification required for job.
  • Independently resolves U.O.I.'s whenever possible. Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions whenever possible. Directs complex problems appropriately.
  • Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited program with 12 semester (18 quarter hours) hours in biology and chemistry -OR- At least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) -OR- Completion of a certified histology program approved by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
  • Current ASCP Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) certification.
  • One (1) year experience as a HT I or as a histotechnician / histotechnologist in a hospital histology lab or similar setting.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years experience as a HT I or as a histotechnician / histotechnologist in a hospital histology lab or similar setting.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Histology Technologist

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 300716