Dignity Health Histologic Technician 1-R in SACRAMENTO, California


Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.


Position Summary:

Processes, embeds, sections, mounts, and routinely stains surgical and autopsy tissue and performs special stains. With other Histology team members, participates in the management of the Histology section.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS Graduate or equiv and minimum of 6 months experience as a Histology Tech or Pathology lab pref.

  • Eligibility for ACSP licensure.

  • Skills in the preparation, embedding, cutting, and staining of tissue specimens, anatomic Pathology terminology and histology equipment, proper gross examination procedures.

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Job ID 2018-55466

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Pathological Laboratory Svcs

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Mercy General Hospital

Shift Varied


State/Province CA

Standard Hours varied

Work Schedule 8 Hour