Histology Technician - $20+ per hour Job at Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI

  • Detroit Medical Center
  • Detroit, MI

Job Description

Detroit Medical Center is seeking a Histology Technician for a job in Detroit, Michigan.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Histology Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff

**Up to $10,000 Sign on Bonus, based on amount of relevant experience**

DMC University Laboratories (DMCUL) is a regional, integrated laboratory system providing services to the eight hospitals of Detroit Medical Center. DMC University Laboratories evolved in 1993 and is comprised of Core Laboratories, Specialty Laboratories, two rapid response hospital laboratories, Centralized Stat Lab, Centralized Blood Bank Lab, and full service outreach infrastructure which includes patient service centers, remote ambulatory laboratories, marketing staff, courier system and billing department. The DMC University Laboratories service area covers the entire Southeast Michigan market, and is growing at a rapid pace with the following outstanding features: Test menu of over 1,000 tests, which includes high end specialty tests. Less than 1% of our tests are sent to outside reference laboratories. Provide reference laboratory services to many of the other healthcare systems in Southeastern Michigan and several out of state facilities.

Job Summary

Under general supervision and following established procedures, receives and prepares surgical and autopsy tissue specimens (including frozen sections and specimens for special study for microscopic and pathological examination.

  • Receives, logs, and performs standard histological procedures (embedding, sectioning, staining, cover slipping, labeling, etc.) on routine surgical and autopsy tissues specimens.
  • Performs advanced histotechniques in immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy.
  • Assists pathologist with gross dissection of tissue specimens; sets up area, instruments and equipment; prepares chemical reagents and solutions.
  • Files and retrieves slides, paraffin blocks and surgical pathology reports; prepares and correlates slides and surgical reports for pathologist.
  • Operates and maintains all laboratory equipment (including performing quality control and preventive maintenance); replenishes stock reagents.
  • Participates in training other laboratory personnel, development and implementation of new procedures and research projects.
  • Assists pathologist or designate in performance of tasks related to medical photography. Performs other related duties as assigned.


1. High school diploma plus two years histotechnology training, or

2. Associated of Science degree or xx number of college credit hours taken in science plus one year histotechnology training, or

3. Certificate from accredited school of histotechnology.

4. Must be registered as HTL (Histotechnologist), HT (Histotechnician), or registry eligible through the ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists).

Job: Pathology/Histotech Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan Facility: DMC University Laboratories, Inc. Job Type: Full Time Shift Type: Evening

Detroit Medical Center Job ID #4369-2305003330-7. Posted job title: Histotechnologist Afternoons FT Sign on Bonus available

About Detroit Medical Center

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the leading academically–integrated hospital system in Metro Detroit, and one of the largest health care providers in Southeast Michigan. During our 150+ years of caring for the community, we have been recognized nationally with top awards in many aspects of hospital operations and patient care. The DMC is able to achieve these awards because of our exceptional employees.

The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, for more than 100 years. We train more physicians than any other hospital in Detroit.

Our evidence-based approach inspires confidence and spurs innovation. It ensures that we are making treatment decisions based on our experience, on the best available research and our understanding of each patient as an individual.

Our commitment to our patients

Our commitment to patient care and improving patient outcomes is part of everything we do. It’s our mission. It’s our promise to every patient and every family who entrusts their care to us.

To meet the needs of our community, we operate 8 hospitals and more than 140 clinics and outpatient facilities across southeast Michigan, including a nationally recognized dedicated pediatric hospital (Children’s Hospital of Michigan) as well as a nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital (Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan). We offer an inclusive, diverse and supportive environment. Knowing that we are better together, our teams are highly collaborative and integrated to deliver the high quality and compassionate care our patients expect and deserve. Staff members have a voice in forming our culture; one that is often referred to as “my forever family” and “colleagues who have my back”. 

The DMC has a proud legacy of caring for the people and the families that call Metro Detroit home; they’re our neighbors, our friends, and our community. That’s why the DMC serves everyone in the community who needs us; no one gets turned away who comes to us for care. From local food drives to our long-standing commitment to educate and empower our community towards better health, you can count on the DMC. There’s a spirit of caring and togetherness that you will experience when you join the DMC family. We are a community build on care.

At the DMC, we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.

Employee Benefits

At the DMC, health and well-being are important to us, so we provide a range of benefits and options to help meet the needs of all eligible employees. In addition to a range of healthcare plans, including higher and lower deductible options, we offer dental, vision and an employee assistance plan. Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance are provided for free to eligible plan members. Employees can also choose to participate in one of several supplemental life insurance and/or disability plans, a legal services plan and an identity protection plan. For those employees who are looking for support to care for family members, we also offer child and elder care programs.

To help employees prepare for retirement, we offer a 401K savings plan, and an employee discount plan that includes discounts for a wide variety of products, including auto and home insurance and mobile plans.


  • Medical benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Life insurance
  • Discount program
  • Sign-On bonus

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Local area, Remote job, Relocation bonus, Shift work, Afternoon shift,

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