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#108909 Lab Supervisor II

Filing Deadline: Thu 6/24/2021

This posting shall remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/16/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/27/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Responsible for the activities and functions of Histology services. Offers expertise in all areas of the Histology department to include, and not limited to: H&E, special stains, Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Electron microscopy (EM), Immunofluorescent (IF), and CISH staining. Serves as reference to staff, Pathologists, and others in laboratory leadership, takes part in department operation planning, and ensures effective use of system resources. Participates in process improvement activities. Oversees staffing matrices, conduct performance evaluations, and discipline employees. Ensures policy and procedures are followed by staff. Ensures compliance with all regulating agencies.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years experience in Histology.

  • Experience and proven success in maintaining current knowledge of laboratory concepts, new methodologies and advances in the field of specimen processing, automation, and procedures.

  • Ability to apply principles in a clinical laboratory setting.


  • Certification in Histotechnology HTL or HT from American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is required.
  • Previous Histology supervisory experience in a hospital setting.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
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Pathology Laboratory
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La Jolla Medical Center
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Nights, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri, Occasional weekends


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