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Pathologist Assistant PD (Laboratory)

Job ID 2020-16822 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Per-Diem
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Overview

St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview
Responsible for assisting Pathologists with gross dissection, dictation of surgical specimens and submit sections for histological processing. Photographs surgical and autopsy specimens. Assists in preparation and performance of autopsy procedure on adults, children and infants. Screens and reviews patient's charts with Pathologist. Complies with DNV, CAP, NJSDH standards. Assists with frozen section. Accessions surgical specimens in LIS as necessary.

Qualifications

Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts normally acquired through completion of an Associates Degree in one of the biological sciences or closely related field from a fully accredited college or university, and documentation of a minimum of three months of on the job training in grossing of surgical pathology specimens, in a laboratory or program approved by the pathologist, is required. AAPA certification is preferred. Occupationally-specific training or three to five years of previous grossing experience preferred. Autopsy experience required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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