Pathology Assistant

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Title: Pathologists' Assistant

Location: Columbus, OH

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6-month contract or CTH

Assists with some functions performed by the anatomic pathologists. Performs autopsies, photography, and grossing of surgical specimens under the supervision of a pathologist. Monitors progress of tissue studies for autopsy cases and arranges tissue storage and organization

Responsibilities:

  • Provides gross descriptions for all specimens, assessing biopsies for adequacy, macrophotography, selecting appropriate tissues for special studies, autopsy prosection and proper restoration of body for release to funeral director.
  • Maintains knowledge of techniques, procedures, and protocols, lab-wide and within lab section. Reviews and acknowledges procedures as required. Assists with procedure and technical development and acts as a resource.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and upholds applicable laws and regulations related to position.
  • Wears appropriate personal protective equipment as designated by lab area. Responsible for detailed cleaning of autopsy area and equipment after use. Reports spills and hazardous situations immediately and acts appropriately.
  • Follows established guidelines for disclosure of patient information.
  • Performs routine and complex technical procedures and functions in the laboratory information system in an adequate and timely manner. Performs preventive maintenance and quality control with appropriate documentation and communication.
  • Presents continuing education. Participates in special projects and presentation of results

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological or allied health sciences from an accredited institution, required. 
  • Master’s, or Ph.D., in biological or allied health sciences from an accredited institution, preferred.
  • ASCP PA Certification required

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