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Pathologists Assistant in Rochester, MN at Pride Health

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rochester, MN
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018

Job Description

Pride Health is seeking candidates for a Pathologists’ Assistant with a healthcare institution in Rochester, MN.  This is a 3-month assignment with strong potential for extension. Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.  

Responsibilities

  • Provides gross dissection of surgical specimens in a frozen section laboratory, and documents gross findings under the direction of pathologists.
  • Performs specimen photography, selects tissue for appropriate ancillary testing, and procures tissue for research protocols.
  • Performs postmortem examinations and autopsy related duties including abstracting clinical history, completing clinical summary and preliminary anatomic diagnosis, and previewing autopsy microscopy.
  • Assists with training of histotechnicians as appropriate.
  • Assists pathologists with projects as deemed appropriate.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a NAACLS accredited PA program and PA (ASCP) certification
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Computer skills are necessary
  • Must be highly organized, efficient, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking with the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, medical practices, and human anatomy is required.
  • Ability to interact professionally with medical staff with respect to providing assistance and information related to surgical pathology tissue dissection and gross examination. 

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