Title : Lead Histology Technician

Department : EMS / Labs

Type : Full Time

Location : Houston, TX

Job Details :

Harris Health is looking for an experienced Histology Tech to serve as a Lead at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital

About the Position

The Lead Histology Technician at Harris Health will assist in the supervision of Histology Lab's performance. In the Histology Lab, you will be responsible for receiving anatomic pathology specimens and other routine technical procedures. You will procure, prepare, and stain tissue sections in addition to assisting the pathologist in making microscopic diagnoses. As the Lead Histology Tech, you will provide leadership and guidance to other Techs on shift with you by providing instructions and training as needed.


  • Shift differentials (Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Subsidized parking
  • Credit union
  • Employee disaster relief
  • and more!


  • Graduate of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnology Program or ASCP Certification as a Histotechnologist or Histotechnician
  • 5 years of Histotechnology experience
  • Experience in immunohistochemical staining techniques

About Harris Health Systems

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes, and both LBJ and Ben Taub Hospitals earned the ANCC Magnet Designation in 2020.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Harris Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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