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

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Position & Client Overview:

Our client, a large 500-bed medical center in one of the five boroughs of the metro New York City area, seeks a New York State licensed Pathologists' Assistant to test in their busy anatomic pathology hospital laboratory. This is a day shift position with no weekends and no call.


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:

  • Bachelors or masters degree from a NAACLS accredited Pathologists' Assistant program

  • PA(ASCP) certification

  • New York license

 

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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