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Histology Technician

HCA Healthcare
paid time off, 401(k), relocation assistance
United States, Tennessee, Brentwood
July 10, 2023


$15,000 Sign On Bonus and Relocation Assistance is available!NEW Tristar Central Laboratory 1 Dell Parkway, Building A Level 03, Nashville, TN 37217 Histology Technician - Full-Time Night Shift HCA Healthcare Laboratory Services is opening a brand new state-of-the-art Central Laboratory to support Histology and Microbiology specialized testing for our HCA Healthcare hospitals in the Tristar Division. Our new central laboratory opening in April 2023, is the only central laboratory in the state of Tennessee! Don't miss your opportunity to grow your laboratory career with the leaders in healthcare. Take that next step and apply today to talk to a recruiter to learn more about our opportunities!

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Histology Technician with you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


We offer a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Histology Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

You Will:

  • Perform histology and cytology procedures including specimen processing/fixation, cell block preparation, embedding, microtomy, slide preparation, routine stains, IHC and special stains, case organization in accordance with department procedures.

  • Assure positive sample, block and slide identification
  • Prepare and maintains reagents for routine stains and histology procedures.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and instrumentation per manufacturer & department procedures and per department schedule.
  • Adhere to department policy with regards to performance and documentation of quality control and quality assurance for instrumentation, equipment and procedures performed.


  • High School Diploma required
  • Associate's degree preferred
  • Minimum one year experience in a clinical laboratory setting preferred
  • General knowledge of histology methods and correlation to disease processes
  • Ability to follow directions and protocols for the proper fixation and routine staining of samples
  • Ability to consistently prepare and produce specimen sections with appropriate slide orientation, thickness, and stain quality for microscopic diagnosis by a pathologist
  • Demonstrates good technique in the cutting, embedding, orientation and staining of specimens
  • General knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Excellent communication, team work and organizational skills. Sets a positive example.
  • Effective and proactive problem solving and decision making skills

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Histology Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.