Pathology Assistant

Job ID: J116540
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Feb 12, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Under the supervision of a pathologist coordinates the receiving, processing and gross description of all patient tissue specimens sent to the laboratory for diagnostic evaluation and postmortem examinations.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs detailed gross anatomic description and sectioning of patient tissue sent to the lab for evaluation. May perform detailed gross dissection, description and sectioning of autopsy. (40%)
  • Organizes gross room workflow for efficiency and productivity. (20%)
  • Assures proper maintenance of equipment, provision of adequate supplies, and cleanliness of surgical pathology area. (20%)
  • Functionalizes the details of research protocols and clinical trials by analyzing the type of tissue needed and ensuring  the integrity of the tissue (10%)
  • May instruct, assign and/or assists pathology residents, students and new employees in protocol for handling and describing specimens. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Successful completion of NAACLS Pathology Assistant program.
  • Meet ongoing education requirements for certification.
  • PA(ASCP) certification or eligible. Certification must be obtained within 1 year of employment.
  • Pathology Assistant experience or training and/or histotechnology laboratory experience.

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