Pathologists' Assistant - Per Diem **New Attractive Salary Plan**
NYU Langone Medical (SP)
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 111673588
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Pathologists' Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Under direction of Pathologist, is responsible for gross dissection and dictation of surgical cases.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible for proper handling of reference lab specimens. Resolves problems with specimen receipt.
Recognizes the appropriateness of a test requisition from physician, reference laboratory or consultant. Chooses appropriate samples for decalcification process and submits adequately decalcified samples to Histology.
Utilizes computer appropriately to accurately enter required information on the Histology log sheet. Shows resourcefulness in finding alternatives in accomplishing work tasks when appropriate.
Describes, dictates, and dissects all categories of surgical specimens in accordance with departmental guidelines accurately and efficiently.
Completes daily assignments in an organized, efficient manner. Oversees activities in frozen section room. Develops, coordinates and provides team support to accomplish day to day activities and tasks. Participates in departmental and inter-departmental conferences when appropriate.
Performs frozen sections and special studies as needed per laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing. Assists the pathologist in the preparation, staining and cover skipping of the sample selected for frozen section analysis. Accessions, bills and labels specimen containers and requisitions in an accurate and efficient manner.
Responsible for upload and download of photography programs. Photograph specimens with use of appropriate camera settings and specimen labels.
Responds to organizational information requests in a timely manner. Utilizes technology to improve services, processes and productivity.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelors Degree in Pathologist Assistant or related field OR Graduate from an National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) approved Pathologists' Assistant program. NYS Pathologist Assistant License OR NYS Pathologist Assistant Permit. Strong communication (both oral and written), problem-solving, and organization, skills. Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel. Ability to maintain professional conduct under stressful conditions.
Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years Anatomic pathology services Preferred. National Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathologist (ASCP) or eligibility Preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.