IHC Histology Technician
Company: Yosemite Pathology Medical Group, Inc. (YPMG)
Posted on: April 6, 2021
Location: Modesto, California, 95356, United StatesPosted:
2021-02-24Position Title: IHC Histology TechnicianCompany Name:
Yosemite Pathology Medical Group, Inc. (YPMG)Sector: MedicalJob
Type: Full-TimeJob Duration: IndefiniteRequired Travel: 0-10%
Yosemite Pathology Medical Group, Inc. (YPMG) is a private
independent pathologist owned and operated surgical pathology and
cytology laboratory based in Modesto, CA. YPMG provides
comprehensive state of the art, reliable, and accurate diagnostic
services to its physicians and major area hospitals in the Alameda,
Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Kern, Mariposa, Merced, San
Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties.
YPMG offers a full spectrum of tissue pathology, cytology, and
histology services, including examination of gynecologic specimens,
body fluids and fine needle aspiration specimens. We also offer an
extensive array of special stains and immunohistochemistry to
assist in the management of oncologic and non-oncologic diseases.
The laboratory is supported by highly qualified Histotechnologist,
Cytotechnologist, Technicians and office staff who offer excellent
Comprised of thirty-two (32) Board Certified pathologists, we are a
general anatomic pathology specialty practice with board certified
sub specialties in dermatopathology, cytopathology, molecular
pathology, and hematopathology. Services have been provided to
hospitals and physicians throughout Central and Northern California
The IHC Histology Technician is responsible for cutting, staining
and preparing tissue samples for the pathologist to review. They
are also responsible for prioritizing testing procedures and
completing those procedures in an accurate and timely manner and
maintaining proper accurate records of all tests done in accordance
with established policies, procedures and regulations.
- Retrieving correct blocks for any request from
- Retrieving any slides for Pathologist.
- Distribute all stained slides to correct
- Titer concentrated antibodies.
- Operation and maintenance of all IHC instrumentation.
- Microtomy and IHC staining of all same day requests.
- Process same day STAT requests for all hospitals.
- QC slides from same day STAT requests.
- Ensure adequate stock of controls.
- Minimum Job Requirements
- 2 - 4 years of Immunohistochemistry (IHC) experience.
- Certified Histotechnologist - preferred.
- Intermediate computer skills.
- Strong communication skills, verbally and written.
This position operates in a laboratory environment and involves
frequent standing and exposure to hazardous chemicals and
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. While performing duties of this
job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to
finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee
must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally
lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time
with or without notice.
If interested, please submit your curriculum vitae to: Amber
McFarlane, Director of Human Resources Yosemite Pathology Medical
Keywords: Yosemite Pathology Medical Group, Inc. (YPMG), Modesto , IHC Histology Technician, Professions , Modesto, California
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