Atlantic Health System is seeking a Per Diem Pathology Assistant at our Atlantic Consolidated Laboratory in the Histology Department to work varied shifts including every third weekend.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities of Position:
Under the direction of the Clinical Director, and Pathologist, a Pathologist Assistant will assist the Pathologist in the preparation and performance of all gross surgical examinations.
Assisting in the preparation and performance of surgical specimen dissection by ensuring appropriate specimen accessioning
Obtaining pertinent clinical information and studies
Describing gross anatomic features
Dissecting surgical specimens
Preparing and submitting tissue for histologic processing
Obtaining and submitting specimens for additional analytic procedures (flow cytometry, IF, EM etc.)
Assisting in photographing gross specimens
Assisting in the performance of post-mortem examination by ascertaining proper legal authorization
Obtaining the pertinent clinical data and studies
Notifying involved personnel of all special procedures and techniques required
Coordinating special requests for specimens
Notifying involved clinicians and appropriate authorities
Assisting in the post-mortem examination
Obtaining and submitting tissue for additional analytic procedures and assisting in photographing gross specimens
Assist and organize teaching materials
Responsible for assisting Pathology residents and training Pathology support staff in the proper techniques of post-mortem examinations in accordance with established policies and procedures
Responsible for maintaining the autopsy equipment as necessary
Bachelor's Degree from a Pathologist Assistant Program or related field required
Master degree preferred
Pathologist Assistant Certification through ASCP preferred
2 years experience in Anatomic Pathology including surgical pathology, autopsy dissection, histology procedures/techniques, gross dissection of surgical specimens, frozen sections and post mortem examinations strongly preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
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