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Certified Pathologist Assistant/San Marco Full Time

Company: Kaiser
Location: Camp Pendleton
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Under the Supervision and Control of a Physician Pathologists, assists in the performance of anatomic pathology practice by: Preparation and examination of surgical pathology specimens. Performance of postmortem dissection with written description and preparation of tissue sections. Performance of other procedures related to Pathologists duties. Performance of other technical, supervisory and/or functional direction duties within the scope of practice as directed by the pathologists of Chief Pathologist.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform postmortem examinations and descriptions.
  • Process surgical Pathology specimens including dissection, description and embedding for Pathologists diagnosis.
  • Preparation of fine needle aspiration specimens.
  • Preparation of frozen sections for pathologists interpretation.
  • Quality control and management of equipment and supplies in the surgical Pathology laboratory and autopsy suite.
  • Quality improvement activities and projects for the Pathology Department.
  • Uphold standards of practice, policies and procedures as contained in the Departments Policy and Procedure Manuals in the surgical pathology and Autopsy service.
  • Continued education and skills assessment concurrent with established and new practices and techniques as applicable in surgical and autopsy pathology.
    Basic Qualifications:

    • N/A
      • Bachelors degree Graduate from a National Accrediting agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited pathologists assistant training program and/or a current Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
        License, Certification, Registration
        • Pathologist's Assistant Certificate from American Society for Clinical Pathologists
          Additional Requirements:
          • Fellowship and/or National Certification of Pathologists Assistants must be maintained as long as one works at this position.
          • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
            Preferred Qualifications:
            • Previous experience in Pathology Department preferred.
            • Masters Degree
              Job Schedule:
              Job Category: Laboratory

Keywords: Kaiser, Chula Vista , Certified Pathologist Assistant/San Marco Full Time, Healthcare , Camp Pendleton, California

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