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CommonSpirit Health Histology Technician in ROSEBURG, Oregon


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Pay Scale: $23.33 - $33.57

Shift: Monday - Friday 6am - 11:30pm Schedule May Vary

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Histology Supervisor, the Histology Technician is responsible for all phases of tissue and fluid processing, including specimen receipt, preparation, staining and reporting.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepares and stains tissue and body fluids for microscopic evaluation, including routine and special stains.

  • Performs gross examination of limited tissue specimens (if qualified under CIAA 88 guidelines). Training, supervision and proficiency testing will be provided by the pathologists.

  • Performs clerical work associated with the acquisition and reporting of tissue specimens and body fluids using Laboratory Information System (LIS).

  • Demonstrates responsibility for storage and disposal of tissues, slides, reports, etc.

  • Prepares and maintains reagents, stains and solutions for department, including mixing of reagents and chemicals as needed.

  • Performs frozen sections for the pathologists using cryostat.

  • Inventories all reagents and supplies for pathology department, and orders as needed, under the direction of the Histology Supervisor.



  • High school diploma or GED required.


  • Two (2) years of experience as a Histology Technician including working knowledge of preparing and staining tissues/body fluids for microscopic evaluation preferred.

  • Must be able to work independently and organize daily workload without supervision.

  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring a high degree of manual dexterity.


  • HT/HTL certification by a nationally recognized agency preferred.

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Requisition ID 2021-174514

Employment Type Part Time

Department Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 56

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday 6am - 11:30am Schedule May Vary

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Mercy Health of Roseburg


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.