Pathologist Assistant

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
2022-155208
Facility
Forsyth Medical Center
Department
Anatomic Pathology
Work Schedule
Other
PRN Details
Monday-Friday afternoon/evening
Category
Laboratory
Job Status
Part-Time

Overview

Novant Health is seeking a Pathologist Assistant. Employee responsible to oversee the performance and schedules of the pathologist's assistants; assists pathologists in performance of autopsies, grosses a variety of small and large surgical specimens ranging in complexity from simple biopsies to complicated cancer cases, photographs specimens; and works directly with pathologists on special projects. Employee will also assist in the evaluation of new or modified techniques when required. They will advise and assist in the orientation and training of other personnel on equipment and software as necessary. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.

 

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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

 

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Qualifications

  • Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree required. Minimum of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, ANDsuccessful completion of a NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant program or received & maintained ASCP Pathologists’ Assistant certification prior to 2008
  • Experience: One year of relevant laboratory experience that includes grossing and autopsy service (clinical internships of twelve months duration meet this requirement) required.
  • Licensure/Certification: PA Certification from ASCP requireed.
  • Additional Skills (required): All individuals certified ASCP beginning January 1, 2004 must participate and maintain ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) through the Certification Maintenance Program (CMP).Knowledge of current medical terminology to perform full range of laboratory tests. Knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing to perform quality control checks and troubleshooting of instrumentation. Knowledge of medical terminology to communicate with medical staff regarding laboratory procedures and results. Skill in performing a full range of laboratory tests. Skill in anticipating and reacting calmly to emergency situations. Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, hospital staff and the public. Ability to read and understand information about instrumentation in laboratory field. Ability to follow written protocols. Ability to work independently. Ability to communicate clearly.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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