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: $82,700.80 - $132,329.60 Annually


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

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


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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