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Pathologist Assistant

Port Chester, NY 10573

Job ID: KMC121 Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Pathologist Assistant)

Job Title: PATHOLOGIST ASSISTANT

Job code:KC 120

Location: US-NY-Rye Brook

Responsibilities:
Provides anatomic pathology services under the direction and supervision of a board-certified anatomical Pathologist.  Prepares specimens by applying appropriate gross examination so the submitted samples are ready for processing. Train and supervise grossing technicians/trainees, document their training and provide some departmental oversight as deem appropriate by leadership.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assures appropriate specimen accessioning.
  • Receives specimens and closely monitors requisitions for diagnosis.
  • Assesses specimens with the naked eye, with insight into any pathological processes that may be present.
  • Assesses and assigns appropriate specimen coding.
  • Dictates and or transcribe a gross description for each specimen according to prescribed training and lab manuals.
  • Takes appropriate section for Histologic preparation.
  • Complies with established safety and biohazard regulations.
  • Follows all quality control/assurance and improvement regulations in accordance with established procedures.
  • Help supervise Grossing technicians and assist them in grossing when needed.
  • Train new grossing technician and perform competency tests and evaluation before independently processing occurs.
  • Document all training.
  • Provide training to existing employees for any change in procedure and techniques and documentation of training.
  • Interacts effectively with the lab employees, pathologists and others.
  • Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in related field. ASCP certified Pathologist Assistant Degree is plus. NY State licensed or eligible.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to learn internal software programs.
  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively in English; excellent organizational skills; cooperative working relationship with peers and management; dependable, flexible and adaptable in all aspects of work; must be able to work quickly and efficiently, in accordance with the amount of specimens received.
  • Requires constant use of hands and fingers.

Additional Information:

Position offers Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Illness benefits in addition to Medical, Dental, Vision Life & Disability benefits. We are conveniently located minutes away from the Rye Metro-North station. As an added bonus,  we provide private transportation to and from the Rye Metro-North Station; in addition to the shuttle bus services provided by property Management Company.

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Kristin Campbell
Healthcare Recruiter

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