LocationBronxville, New YorkShift:Day Flex (United States of America)Description:
Pathology Assistants Make It Possible
Pathology Assistant - Pathology Lab - Per Diem
Step into the fast-paced world of New York's #1-ranked hospital (U.S.News & World Report), where Pathology Assistants are redefining the limits of science and medicine. With patients from across the globe, we study some of the most complex and rarely seen medical conditions-with unmatched energy and expertise. And we continue this proud tradition of patient-focused achievement through attentive leadership, close interdisciplinary collaboration and state-of-the-art technology. Join us, and become one of the people who Make It Possible.
In this role, the Pathology Assistant will triage specimens received amongst cutting room personnel, technician (s) and assure proper handling and fixation as required. Performs and processes frozen section specimens. Performs gross, examines, dictates and samples all types of surgical specimens. Prepares specimens for conferences and examination for the pathologists if indicated. Identifies addresses and monitors all work flow, and quality control inter-departmental QA issues related to the gross room. Takes weekly inventory of supplies for the lab and communicates to the Histology Supervisor for ordering. Troubleshoots all equipment in the gross room: cryostats and grossing station. Attends annual continuing medical education conference. Troubleshoots or assists in answering questions, as it pertains to specimens, in the accession room or on the phone with a clinician inquiring how to prepare and send a specimen for processing. Packages specimens that need to be sent out for diagnostic purposes. Must be trained in the Packaging and Shipping of Infectious Substances.
This is a PD opportunity with varied hours Monday - Friday at Lawrence Hospital.
* Fellow of the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants * Pathologist Assistant Certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
* Two years related experience in Pathology * Bachelor's degree in health science related field * New York State Pathologist Assistant license from the New York State Education Department
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
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