Jan 10, 2022

Histology Technician II - HCL - Histology

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Eureka, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Histology Technician II for the HCL - Histology Department at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Location: Eureka, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Employees share the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange and continue a tradition of excellence and dedication to help heal all we touch. Four core values described in the statement, a Commitment to Values, are the guiding principles in all aspects of our work. Each of us is committed to these values and works to make them present in our relationships with each other and with those we serve.

Essential Functions:

Under the general supervision of the Pathology Supervisor and the Manager of Laboratory Services, the Histotech II performs technical and clerical duties in the Histology and Cytology sections of the lab, including, but not limited to, accessioning, embedding, sectioning, staining, and coverslipping of Pathology specimens.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write complex reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving many concrete variables in standardized situations.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: High School graduate or certified equivalency (GED)

Licenses/Certifications: ASCP Certification for Histotech II

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: Previous medical laboratory or other health care related experience

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."

It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.

Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.

Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.

To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.org

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Histology Technologist

Req ID: R337319