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Histologic Technician-FT $5,000 sign on

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Full time, 40 hours/wk, On-Call/Weekend rotation every 8 weeks, Hours 7:30am-4:00pm

Job Description

Job Title:  Histologic Technician

This position is located in Lancaster, PA

$5,000 sign on with a 2 year committment

Full-time, 1.0, 80 hours per two weeks working 7:30am-4:00pm with on call/weekend roation every eight weeks

  • ATTENTION: Please be aware that, if you are an external applicant, you may need to complete an online assessment as part of the hiring process. This assessment will be sent to the e-mail address that you included in your application. Please note: Some e-mail accounts may receive the assessment e-mail in their junk/spam e-mail. This assessment must be completed within 5 days of receiving it. For more information regarding the assessment, please click HERE.


Embed, cut, mount, stain, coverslip and label tissue and other materials for diagnostic examination by Pathologist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Embed and trim surgical blocks.
  • Cut and mount single or multiple tissue sections.
  • Stain routine H & E sections and coverslips slides, label slides, process recuts and additional sections.
  • Perform special stains including immuno peroxidase.
  • Weigh, measure, adjust and label constituents of reagent solutions.  Comply with safety requirements when handling chemicals.
  • Perform routine daily maintenance and quality control of instrumentation.  Recognize and troubleshoot common or recurring problems.



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must obtain certification as a Histologic Technician (American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) within six months of hiring date.  Extension may be requested, due to mitigating circumstances, and must be reviewed and approved by the department Director.


Six (6) to nine (9) months of hospital histology experience within the last three (3) years (routine staining required, must be able to cut large volumes of slides in allotted time).

This position requires a license or certification

This position requires FBI and Child abuse clearances  #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/05/2021