(Temp) Pathology Assistant 2
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-12-28
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The department of Pathology is actively seeking a temporary, part-time Pathology Assistant 2. The Pathology Assistant 2 assists with the preparation and dissection of surgical specimens, under the direction and supervision of a pathologist. An employee in this position also prepares and selects tissue samples for analysis, handles tissue banking, and examines surgical pathology specimens, resections, and autopsies. The Pathology Assistant 2 also records findings and sterilizes equipment
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs the gross examination and dissection of anatomic pathology specimens. Conducts postmortem examinations and prepares bodies to be released to funeral homes. Prepares tissue for numerous pathological tests, such as frozen section, flow cytometry, and immunohistochemical staining. Ensures proper sterilization and maintenance of equipment. Photographs gross and microscopic specimens, helps prepare educational conferences, and provides training to pathology personnel. Fills administrative, instructional, and supervisory roles. Prepares medical records and history for each examinee. Obtains legal authorization for a patient's autopsy. Works as a liaison to other departments and laboratories to ensure quality healthcare. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. Performs the gross examination and dissection of anatomic pathology specimens. Conducts postmortem examinations and prepares bodies to be released to funeral homes. Prepares tissue for numerous pathological tests, such as frozen section, flow cytometry, and immunohistochemical staining.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
- Certification in relevant specialty or field
- Minimum 3 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Consideration will be given to an appropriate combination of education/training, and proven experience.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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