Histotechnologist III – Surgical Pathology- F/T Evening Shift

University of California, Irvine

Updated: Nov 30, 2023
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Surgical Pathology


Position Number: 40321408

Reports to: Clinical Laboratory Manager 1

Working Title: Histotechnologist III

Cost Center: Surgical Pathology (427072)

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 11/09/2023

Job Code: 009067

Hours: 40

Shift: Evening Shift

FTE: 1

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Histology Supervisor, the Histotechnologist prepares and processes tissue specimens for microscopic examination by the Pathologist. The incumbent will collect, accept and recognize specimens as they arrive in the lab; assist in the selection of appropriate fixatives; embed and cut sections; and stain and mount on a slide surgical, neurological, bone marrow, and autopsy tissue sections so that the presence or absence of disease may be effectively demonstrated to the Pathologist. Will prepare solutions and perform special stain techniques in addition to immunoperioxidase and immunofluorescence procedures. Performs duties in the frozen section area as needed. Maintains laboratory inventory and equipment, and keeps Quality Control records of work performed.

Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:

Compensation practices (https://www.hr.uci.edu/partnership/totalrewards/compensation.php ) and

Benefits (https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/pages/benefits ). 

Salary Range: 

Hourly Rate  Minimum   $37.79             Midpoint    $43.86             Maximum   $49.93


Required Qualifications:


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization

Must possess the skill, knowledge, and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Must have a minimum of one year experience and the ability to embed and perform special stains




Preferred Qualifications:

ASCP certified or eligible histotechnologist




Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

·         Background Check and Live Scan

·         Legal Right to Work in the United States

·         Vaccination Policies

·         Smoking and Tobacco Policy

·         Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

·         California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

·         E-Verify

·         Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.




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