“Exciting opportunity for on-the-job training through Novant Health’s Pathology Technical Assistant to transition into a Histotech Career Pathway.”
The Pathology Technical Assistant is responsible for performing all specimen processing procedures in the Anatomic Pathology department, including, but not limited to: specimen pickups, cytology processing, preparation of touch prep slides and smears, and STAT cutting sections of frozen tissue within defined turnaround times. Demonstrates knowledge of human tissue types and appropriate protocols, provides support for specimen collection procedures including fine needle aspirations and bone marrow collection. The PTA is responsible for maintaining gross rooms, stain lines and restocking lab areas, accurately and chronologically files slides and maintains slide filing with a constant in and out flux based on pathologist and customer needs. The Pathologist Technical Assistant also ensures and monitors staff for quality, productivity and efficiency, is responsible for ensuring policies and procedures are followed. They will advise and assist in the orientation and training of other personnel on equipment and software as necessary and may be responsible for assisting in autopsy and preparing sections of body tissue for examination by a pathologist to diagnose body dysfunction and malignancy. This includes the preparation of tissue specimens of human origin for diagnostic or teaching purposes. Employee occasionally travels to community hospitals for assistance with frozens. Position includes weekend and holiday on-call (rotating assignment). Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.
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