Pathology Support - 8am - 4:30pm

Position: Pathology Support - 8am - 4:30pm

Job ID: 156711

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Technician

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am - 4:30pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Pathology Support -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will support laboratory operations related to specimen triage and delivery, bio hazardous and chemical supply delivery, storage, and management. The Support will also monitor and manage laboratory equipment water chemistry requirements.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

· Triages patient specimens as they are received into the laboratory per established priority codes

· Delivers patient samples received from outside clients and delivers them to the appropriate areas in a timely manner

· Facilitates the replenishment of supplies to front-line scientists and processors by utilizing the material handler process and 2-bin replacement system

· Receives supplies from Materials Management and others; verifies that quantities and description of items match the delivery documents and other paper work

· Organizes the storeroom shelves by category. Rotates stocks such that oldest supplies are used first. Periodically checks for expired supply and discards

· Monitors Materials Management system user compliance by reporting discrepancies between supply levels listed in Optiflex and supply levels in the storeroom

· Examines water tanks daily and calls vendors for replacement as necessary

· Ensures removal of WT biohazardous waste and acceptable supply of biohazard waste boxes


High school diploma or GED required

· 1-year related work experience required

· 1 year college or technical school preferred

· 3 years’ experience in medical materials handling or distribution experience preferred

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