Histotechnologist, Nights, Baptist Jacksonville

Date Posted: Jun 17, 2024

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Nights

Job Summary

*Up to a $6,000.00 Sign-On Bonus is being Offered!*

Baptist Health is looking to add an experienced Histotechnologist to join our team working in the Histology Lab at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville. This is a full-time, nights, opportunity, with the shifts beginning at 4:00 AM.

This candidate will play a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases by turning tissue samples into microscope slides based on the Pathologist's needs and orders. This Histotechnologist needs to have strong fine motor skilsl and be incredibly detail-orientated. This candidate must have comprehensive knowledge within a Histology lab and at least 1-2 years of experience working in either a research or Histology lab. Medical Technology experience is also required. A Histotechnologist at Baptist prepares tissue samples for microscopie examination by pathologists. Other duties include: specimen collection, tissue processing, staining, microscopy, quality control, and data management.  

As a Histotechnologist, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing all technical aspects of Histology, including embedding, microtomy, routine and special stains.
  • Maintenance of all equipment - tissue processors, microtomes, cryostats, automated stainers and coverslippers.
  • Filing of slides and blocks.
  • Knowledge of LIS functions for accessioning and reporting.
  • Handling all speciments knowledgeably by consulting with the Pathologist.

License note: This candidate must be licensed or be able to obtain a license as a Histotechnologist in the State of Florida before hire. 

This Histotechnologist position will be located at Baptist Downtown. If you are interested in this full-time opportunity, please apply now!

Education Required

Associate's Degree

Education Preferred

Bachelor's Degree


  • 1-2 years Experience in a Histology Lab
  • Research Lab Experience
  • Medical Technology Experience

License and Certification

  • Certified Histotechnician (HT) Preferred
  • Certified Medical Technologist (MT) Preferred
  • Certified Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Preferred
  • Certified Histotechnologist (HTL) Preferred
  • Licensed Histotechnologist Required


Baptist Jacksonville (Downtown)
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

For more than 20 years, health care consumers have named Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville the "most preferred healthcare provider" in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health system, Baptist Jacksonville provides the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies, such as the robotic-assisted da Vinci™ Surgical System. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is Baptist Health's flagship tertiary-care hospital. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has repeatedly been named among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals.” The hospital has also been ranked as high performing in more than 10 specialties from neurology and neurosurgery to gynecology, diabetes, endocrinology,oncology and more.  Baptist Health also has a new Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center, which is a regional epicenter for advanced treatment of strokes, aneurysms and other brain conditions.  As one of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is located close to sports, theater and music venues, museums, shopping and dining.

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.