The Keck School of Medicine is seeking to hire a Pathologist Assistant to support day-to-day operations in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
As an active member of the surgical pathology team the Pathologistsâ Assistant will function as an active member of the anatomic pathology team and assists pathologists as necessary. Performs high complexity testing and is responsible for performing duties associated with the gross examination and pro section of tissue for histological examination for both surgical and autopsy pathology. Acts as a key contact person for pathologists, grossing and histology staff to identify problem areas and recommend changes to workflow. Â Assists in the organization and coordination of anatomic pathology conferences and serves as a preceptor for residents, fellows and/or students.
The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States. The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers and clinical laboratories throughout the country.
M-F Day Shift
The University offers a competitive salary package.
Minimum Education:Bachelors DegreeSpecialized/technical trainingMinimum Experience:1 YearMinimum Field of Expertise:Degree from an accredited Pathologist Assistant Program. Licensed Pathologist's Assistant. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification. Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.Preferred Education: Master's DegreePreferred Experience: 3 yearsPreferred Field Expertise:Master's degree from an accredited Pathalogists' Assistant Program. 3-5 years of documented experience in the field of Anatomical pathology.Preferred Experience: 1 year directly related experience in anatomic pathology in an Acute Care Facility setting and
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