Anatomic Pathology, Pathologists’ Assistant, Day Shift, $3500/Week | Travel |

Position & Client Overview:

A large 600-bed medical center in the beautiful West Reading area near Philadelphia is seeking a travel Pathologists' Assistant to work the day shift in their busy anatomic pathology laboratory.

Salary Range: $3,200-3,500 (weekly gross)

The facility is located in a small city founded in the late 18th century with much of its historical and industrial heritage preserved, similar to the surrounding areas.

Spend your two days off meandering Amish country. Lancaster is only 40 minutes south. It’s one of the oldest Amish communities in the country and offers wide open spaces and a peaceful change of pace.

Philadelphia is about a 90-minute car ride making it a wonderful weekend destination for fascinating museums, vibrant parks, national historic sites and delicious food.

Reading's blend of outdoor recreation, cultural activities, historical sites, and community events makes it an attractive summer destination.

Apply today to get to southeastern Pennsylvania this summer!

Job Summary:

Under general supervision of a pathologist, independently perform or assist in accessioning, dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of surgical specimens.


Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance


Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Knowledge of gross room pathology procedures, protocols, and techniques
  • Knowledge of quality standards and requirements for pathology specimen photographs
  • Perform and/or assist pathologists in the accessioning, dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of anatomic specimens
  • Perform frozen sections and other intraoperative consultations, within established protocol and procedural parameters
  • Participate in accessioning and labeling specimens, storing and disposing specimens, and maintaining reagents and equipment


Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Masters degree from a NAACLS accredited Pathologists' Assistant program preferred, and/or
  • PA(ASCP) certification, or
  • On the job trained/non certified per lab approval
  • One (1) year experience

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law. #IND

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