Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements


Assists in the supervision of the performance of Histology Laboratory.  Procures, prepares, and stains tissue sections.  Assists the pathologist in making microscopic diagnoses.


1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Graduate of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology Program/ or ASCP Certification as a Histotechnologist or Histotechnician

2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 5 years experience as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist with experience in Immunohistochemical staining techniques.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area):     

4. Equipment Operated: Microtome, Automatic Stainer, Automatic Slide coverslipper, Tissue Processor

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Bilingual Skills Required: No
Writing /Composing         (Correspondence/Reports)

2.  Other Skills:

Analytical               CRT     Medical Terms P.C.         MS Word   MS Excel

3.  Other Requirements: a) ASCP Certified as a Histotechnologist or Histotechnician    b) One year experience in Immuno Histo Chemistry staining

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