• Pathologists Assistant

    Job ID 2018-29161
    Area of Interest
    MD, Dentist & Related
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Anatomic Pathology
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The Pathologists’ Assistant (PA) is a highly trained health care professional who will provide various services to the Department of Laboratories under the direction and supervision of the pathologists, akin to a physician’s assistant role in a medical or surgical practice, improving overall efficiency in a cost effective manner. The Pathologists' Assistant will perform post-mortem examinations and provide accurate and detailed gross assessment, dissection and processing of anatomic pathology specimens that allow the pathologist to render a diagnosis. A significant role will include physical and administrative maintenance of the autopsy service including being a liaison to other departments and hospitals. The PA will assist in record/chart review, photography, conference preparation, autopsy reporting, resident and technologist training and ensure adherence to standards required by the College of American Pathologists.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s Degree with coursework in Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy and other Biological Sciences including Microscopy
    - PA(ASCP) certification and/or successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant Training Program with certification eligibility
    - At least 2 years clinical anatomic laboratory experience as a PA

    Preferred:
    - PA experience at a Children’s Hospital
    - PA experience that includes fetal autopsy

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