Pathologists’ Assistant, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

Our client in Mississippi, a very prestigious health system, is in need of a degreed and certified Pathologists' Assistant for their busy AP Lab. This is a high-volume facility doing large and complex specimens. Grossing experience is a must. This is a day shift position with a very generous compensation and benefit packages.

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
  • New grads are encouraged to apply

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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