The Histotechnologist performs routine histological and immunohistochemical laboratory procedures as part of tissue specimen processing for microscopic evaluation by pathologists. The person in this role also fixes, processes, embeds, mounts on a slide, selects correct antibodies and stains for surgical, biopsy, neuropathological and autopsy tissue sections so that the presence or absence of disease may be effectively demonstrated to the pathologist responsible for reading the slide and making a diagnosis.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Minimum Education: High School or equivalent. Post High School Vocational / Specialized Training preferred. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • Minimum Experience: Up to 1 year of related experience
  • Certification Required: HT(ASCP) or HTL; or eligible and pending certification within one year of hire date

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Meet Some of City of Hope's Employees

Libby F.

Sr Prospect Research Analyst

Working within the Foundation and Relations Department, Libby prepares and provides frontline fundraisers with prospective donor profiles—financing City of Hope’s outstanding patient care and clinical research.

Eleana L.

ITS Administrative Services Manager

Always working on-the-go, Eleana organizes vigorous meeting schedules for City of Hope’s CIO and ITS executives—attentively guiding work flow to keep projects on target.

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