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Pathology Support - Histology - Abercrombie Building (10a - 6:30p)

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Pathology Support - Histology - Abercrombie Building (10a - 6:30p)
    Talent Area: Laboratory
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Department: Lab - Histology
    Shift: 10a - 6:30p / Monday - Friday
    Job ID: 406451

We are searching for a Pathology Support -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will support laboratory operations related to specimen triage and delivery and biohazardous and chemical supply delivery, storage, and management. You will also monitor and manage laboratory equipment water chemistry requirements.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

High school diploma or GED required
1-year related work experience required
1 year college or technical school preferred
3 years’ experience in medical materials handling or distribution experience preferred


Receives, accessions and distributes laboratory specimens to and from various laboratory locations according to procedures
Maintains reagent and supply inventory in the various cryostat rooms, work stations and mobile carts.
Maintains cleanliness and supply inventory of work areas according to safety procedures.
Notifies supervisor of supply orders needed
Performs and documents temperature checks for refrigerators and freezers.
Organizes the supply inventory such that oldest supplies are used first. Periodically checks for expired supply and discards. Reports discarded items to supervisor.
Orders supplies using the Material Management electronic system or manual requisition

Ensures removal of WT biohazardous waste and acceptable supply of biohazard waste boxes

Assists with storage and retrieval of specimen blocks and slides, maintains files of specimen logs.
Participates in routine scanning of specimen slides.
Utilizes laboratory information systems correctly according to procedures

About Texas Children’s

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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