Pathologists' Assistant
Job ID: R0027926 | Medical Laboratories | Full time, Evenings, Tuesday-Saturday | Charlottesville, VA
This position is an evening shift, Tuesday-Saturday.

Responsible for daily activities associated with processing of tissues as received from surgical procedures; participation in the education of pathology residents; and participation in the quality assurance activities that result from these processes.
  • Performs gross examinations dissection and description of tissues received in Surgical Pathology and Autopsy Services.
  • Trains and educates laboratory personnel students and residents in the processing of surgical tissues and post-mortem examinations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Participates in the development implementation and maintenance of Surgical Pathology protocols and budgetary goals.
  • Performs area-specific support/clinical activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $71,988.80 - $115,190.40 Annual


Education: Bachelor's Degree required. Graduate of a NAACLS accredited formal Pathologist's Assistant Program required.
Experience: No experience required
Licensure: ASCP certified or eligible


Job requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive); Repetitive motion: Use of forceps, scissors, computer keyboard and foot pedals. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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