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Pathologist Assistant

Duarte, CA

Posted: 07/03/2024 Industry: Healthcare Pharmacy Job Number: 38986

Job Description

We are seeking a Pathologist Assistant to work a 6-month contract in Duarte, CA! This position comes with the possibility of an extension or conversion to direct hire with the facility.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 12: 30pm-9: 00pm

Pay Rate: $95.00/hour

Position Overview:
Receives and examines surgical specimens for further diagnosis, autopsy prosection and photography. Prepares specimens for fixation and embedding. Performs frozen section procedures and participates in a variety of departmental activities and services, including patient services, research, teaching and technical procedure development. Prior to obtaining Pathologist Assistant certification, must perform the following essential functions under the guidance of a certified Pathologist Assistant.
  • Perform processing and grossing of surgical specimens, as defined by CAP and CLIA 88, list A, B and C, for anatomic pathology.
  • Ensure the specimen label and requisitions are congruent.
  • Dictate patient demographics and clinical history.
  • Describe gross anatomic features of the specimen on a biopsy service.
  • Gross surgical cases as specified in List A, B and C of the CLIA regulations
  • Place specimen sample(s) into appropriately labeled cassettes.
  • Perform frozen section microtomy and staining
  • Validate consent for autopsy; verify patient name and restrictions prior to autopsy
  • Respect religious convictions of patient and family
  • Prepare body for external examination
  • Demonstrate proficiency of Letulle, Ghon, Rokitansky and Virchow technique
  • Ascertain special studies as requested
  • Collaborate with various research efforts.
  • Prepare body for funeral home
  • Notify funeral home autopsy completion.
  • Assigns tasks to gross room technical staff.


For immediate review of your resume, please email me at sjasmund@mednationalstaffing.Com

Job Requirements


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • ASCP certified (PA). New grads welcome!
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