Histology Assistant Supervisor
Job Details
Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Full Time
3rd Shift



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CellNetix Pathology and Laboratories is a dynamic, rapidly growing physician- and employee-owned pathology practice and lab headquartered in Seattle, Washington with locations throughout the state. Driven by impeccable attention to detail, we're resolute in meeting the exceedingly high standards of quality we set for our laboratory, our customer service, our business and ourselves.

It is our Vision to rethink, redefine and reset the standard of care for pathology groups and laboratories in the country.


Position Summary:

The 3rd Shift Assistant Supervisor oversees work during the evening hours in the Accessioning, Cytology, Grossing, and Histology departments. The Assistant Supervisor will act as a first responder to troubleshoot and resolve difficult and unexpected problems as well as communicating them with the appropriate department supervisor. It is crucial that the supervisor have a working knowledge of at least two of these departments, is familiar with relevant regulations and safe laboratory practices (especially Personal Protective Equipment - PPE) as this position is exposed to a great number of environmental hazards such as formalin, communicable disease, fresh human tissue, etc., and is comfortable consulting as needed with both line staff and supervisors from multiple departments as needed.


Essential Duties:

  1. Oversees productivity and quality targets for shift processes in concert with and as developed by the specific departmental leadership
  2. Ensures that staff follow the appropriate departmental policies and guidelines, meet departmental goals for productivity as well as acting as a resource for those department supervisors or director
  3. Assists in training and competency assessments for positions and departments as designated.
  4. Assists in scheduling and budgeting for teams as designated.
  5. As requested, collaborates with the appropriate supervisor in providing input into performance reviews of staff or helping with disciplinary actions when needed for staff that work a majority of their time on this shift
  6. Helps with equipment records, maintenance, chemical inventories, ordering and waste handling
  7. Conducts departmental quality control measurements and corrections as directed
  8. Provides backup assistance on all technical operations in which they are trained
  9. Other duties as assigned




  1. Must be detail oriented and organized
  2. Excellent communication & customer service skills
  3. Must behave as a professional role model at all times
  4. Must have critical thinking skills



  1. Experience in 2 or more AP laboratory or support departments
  2. Laboratory certification in any specialty performed at the CellNetix Seattle laboratory
  3. 3+ years of work experience in laboratory
  4. Supervisory or lead experience required

Physical Requirements:

  1. Manual dexterity
  2. Moving between work stations and departments quickly and efficiently
  3. Prolonged standing or sitting
  4. Computer use



We offer a generous benefit program with:

  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 401(k)
  • 3 weeks paid time off earned in first year
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Long Term disability
  • Fully subsidized ORCA card
  • Free carpool parking