The Pathologist Assistant assists in the gross description of specified simple and complex surgical specimens including selection and submission of specimens for histological, microbiological, immunological, electron microscopy and other specialized testing. Assist resident and pathologist with autopsies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Identifies, orients, describes, dictates and dissect selected simple and complex biopsy and surgical specimens under the supervision of a qualified pathologist.
Prepares and microtomes required tissues for routine and special procedures.
Assists with specimen collection during kidney biopsy.
Assists with teaching resident and PA student.
Cleans and sterilizes work area and instruments after use.
Accessions surgical pathology specimens into the pathology LIS following standard procedures.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
Analytical and critical thinking abilities.
Effectively communicates with pathologist, surgeons and clinicians.
Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Shift/Schedule - Full Time Days M-F, ocassional Saturdays
Location - Temple
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's or 4 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - ASCP-Pathologist Asst (ASCP-PA): ASCP-Pathologist Asst or ASCP-Pathologist Asst within 12 months of hire.
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