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Lead Histologist

Job ID: 104412 Date posted: August 25, 2020

  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Copley Lab-Pathology
  • Laboratory Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time



The Lead Certified Histology Technician is a key member of the team that provides the technical knowledge, expertise, leadership and judgment required to support the Sharp HealthCare (SHC) mission and scope of laboratory services. 

Learn more about Sharp Laboratory Services:

The Sharp HealthCare Copley Laboratory is the centralized reference laboratory responsible for supporting the Sharp HealthCare system. The scope of services includes the Pathology Lab, Immunology, Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostic testing and is operational 24 hours per day/7 days per week. We are proud to have a team of very committed and highly performing employees! Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, professional growth, flexible scheduling and work/life balance. Take your career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!


Qualified candidates may be eligible for Relocation Reimbursement up to $2000

Qualified candidates may be eligible for a Sign on Bonus up to $2000



This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County



8-hour day shift: 3:30 am - 12:00 pm; including weekends as needed

This is a Full Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Education required for ASCP Histotechnician certification
  • Current Histotechnician (HT-ASCP) certification
  • 3 or more years full time equivalent experience in an anatomic pathology/histology lab
  • Experience performing IHC and Special Stains, validation and all routine and special histology procedures
  • Exceptional customer service, communication, relationship and critical decision making skills

 Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • HTL and/or QIHC Certification
  • BS Degree

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.


Keywords: HT, ASCP, Certified Histo Tech, Histology, HTL, QIHC, Certified, Pathology, Histology, IHC, Special Stains, Validation, immunohistochemistry, Histotechnician, Leadership, Supervisor 

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