Anatomic Pathology, Pathologists’ Assistant, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Client Overview:

If you would like to reside in the beautiful northeastern region of the United States and be part of the lab team for a great prestigious world renowned state of the art teaching hospital in Boston, please look at this opportunity for your future!

The facility is currently looking for a locums Pathologists’ Assistant to work in their Pathology Department in the Frozen Room/Tissue Typing Lab. This is a day shift role.


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 anatomical specimens

  • Perform frozen sections and other intra-operative consultations, within established protocol and procedural parameters

  • Participate in accessioning and labeling specimens, specimen storage and disposal, and maintaining reagents and equipment

Education and Certification:

  • Masters degree from a NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant program preferred


  • PA (ASCP) certification

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.

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