Pathology Assistant/Pathology Prosector
Open Date: 02/09/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Candidates must meet requirements for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) high complexity testing with a Bachelor's degree that must include completion of 60 semester hours of college courses with either 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses (6 hours of chemistry; 6 hours of biology, and 12 hours in chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology, or any combination) and at least three months of documented laboratory training in surgical pathology specimen prosection.
Special Instructions to Applicant: * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. * All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.
Job Duties: The primary responsibility of the Pathologists Assistant will be participation on the surgical pathology service (dictation, dissection, submission of sections for microscopic examination, assistance with performance of frozen section, specimen photography, support of tissue procurement for clinical research/trials). The incumbent will be expected to be proficient in surgical pathology prosection and may on occasion need to log in specimens or place specimens on tissue processors. The Pathologists Assistant may on occasion be required to stay after normal working hours to assist in specimen prosection or frozen sections. He/she will also assist in the instruction of students, residents and fellows. The Pathologists Assistant reports to the department chair or his designee. Other duties may be assigned, consistent with the incumbent's position and training.