This position is a physician support role for the Surgical Pathology area in the Pathology Department, and is responsible for quality, equipment, inventory and procedural oversight consistent with established standards, protocols, regulations and requirements. This position assists pathologists with the following: educational conferences; receiving, examining, processing, sectioning surgical pathology specimens; prosection of autopsies and tissue sampling for microscopic examination; reviewing clinical information patient medical records; gross/microscopic photography; radiography; computerized image processing; pulmonary barium angiograms; morphometric analysis. This position receives regular and periodic review of completed work activities from the Manager-Anatomic Pathology, Lead Certified Pathologist`s Assistant, and the Pathologists.
Bachelors in Biology, Health Science, or related field. (Required)
Masters in Biology, Health Science, or related field. (Preferred)
Successful completion of an approved Pathologists Assistant program. (Preferred)
Experience with Medical and Pathology terminology. (Required)
One year of directly related experience with surgical specimen and post-mortem examinations. (Required)
Pediatric Pathology experience. (Preferred)
Current Pathologists Assistant certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). (Required)