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Pathologists Assistant

Portland, OR

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs Job Number: MP121313

Job Description

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 deemed appropriate by leadership.

• 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.

• 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.


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Meet Your Recruiter

Megan Pivarnik
Healthcare Recruiter

Megan is a Talent Acquisition Healthcare Recruiter based out of Boston, Massachusetts. She has a proven track record using strong organizational, personal, and communication skills to lead and recruit high-quality personnel, secure new business, and build lifelong relationships with Healthcare professionals throughout the nation! Originally from Connecticut, Megan graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Marketing and a minor in Global Communications. Outside of recruiting, she enjoys hanging out with friends, staying active, and spending time with her pets. 
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