Providence Health & Services Regional Histology Supervisor in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Regional Histology Supervisor to Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Be part of Providence Health and Services, Portland Service Area Laboratories which is dedicated to customer satisfaction by providing high quality diagnostic information to care givers that is: accurate, timely, compliant, affordable, continuously improved and consistent with the core values of Providence Health and Services.

  • Provide complete oversight of the Oregon Regional Histology Department.

  • Ensure the accurate and timely delivery of prepared tissues, slides, and stains to staff pathologists in support of the Oregon Regional Pathology Department’s service commitments to clients both internal and external to Providence Health and Services.

  • Ensure that technical services are performed in a highly cost effective manner while maintaining appropriate licensures and conditions as required by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amdendments (CLIA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Quality Plan, and the Laboratory Compliance Program.

  • Act as a subject matter expert, oversee the planning, development, testing, and implementation of new technologies and adopts industry accepted best practices.

  • Emphasize caregiver growth and development while modeling standards of behavior consistent with the mission and core values of Providence Health and Services.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates degree

  • Certified Histotechnician (HT) by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

  • 5 years of progressive histopathology department experience with expanded operational knowledge in test development, including, but not limited to, special staining, immunohistochemistry (IHC), and fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Sciences (BS)

  • Certified Histotechnologist (HTL) by ASCP

  • Experience from an equivalent high volume histopathology laboratory performing equivalent complexity of testing

  • Supervisory experience of a large staff (10 ) on multiple shifts

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 193538