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

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Position & Client Overview:

A large reference laboratory located throughout the United States is looking for a New York licensed Pathologists' Assistant to test in their busy reference laboratory. This permanent position is an early day shift with a 2 or 3 a.m. start.


Job Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of a pathologist: Preparation, gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens.


Skill Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of modern laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Good knowledge of histologic techniques
  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform routine and non-routine activities involved in the preparation of surgical specimens for histologic processing, according to policies and procedures
  • Assure appropriate specimen accessioning and labeling
  • Maintain the integrity of the specimen and patient identification
  • Describe gross anatomic features of routine, uncomplicated surgical specimens, ensuring that all lesions, markings and sutures are mentioned
  • Capable of grossing moderate to high complex/complicated specimens under direct and indirect supervision, as applicable to training and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle broader range of specimens with indirect supervision (i.e., gall bladders, oriented skin lesions, etc.)
  • Escalate non-routine, complicated surgical specimens to Pathologist Assistants
  • Record measurements, weight, volume and any abnormal findings as applicable
  • Dissect surgical specimens and prepare tissues for histologic processing


Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree
  • New York PA license required



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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