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Pathologist Assistant

Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Pathologist Assistant openings at Plymouth's largest Employer.Come be a part of a great community.
Part Time, Days, 16 hours/week; 8-hour shifts
Duties/Responsibilities:
The Pathologists' Assistant is specifically trained in the gross examination, dissection and submission of specimens for histologic evaluation for all commonly received specimens in the Histology Laboratory.
Under the supervision of a board certified Anatomic Pathologist, the Pathologist Assistant is responsible for:

  • Gross description and dissection (examination of surgical tissues).
  • Submission and preparation of specimens for histologic and other laboratory testing.
  • Gross specimen photography.
  • Process improvement
  • Processing of frozen sections and/or touch preparations for rapid interpretation.
  • Training of new employees within the appropriate scope of practice as necessary
  • Technical review and writing of relevant procedures with the Anatomic Pathology Manager
  • Attendance at all relevant meetings
  • Maintaining equipment in work area
  • Abiding by Hospital and Laboratory policies
  • Maintaining a clean work environment
  • Participation in organization of conferences
    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.
    Education/Experience Required:
    • A minimum of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, plus successful completion of an NAACLS accredited Pathologists' Assistant program.
    • Able to communicate effectively and work well with laboratory personnel and the pathologists on staff, as well as key individuals outside the department
      Registration/Certification:
      • PA (ASCP) required
      • Qualifies for high proficiency testing, meeting the CAP standards for performing gross dissection
        Benefits May include:
        • Paid vacation, sick time & holiday time
        • Excellent Health/Dental/Vision benefits
        • 403B with company match
        • Basic Life Insurance provided at no cost
        • Flexible Spending Account
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Tuition AssistancePart time benefits are prorated.
          As the region's leading provider of high-quality healthcare, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth (BID-Plymouth) is a 170-bed acute care hospital serving more than 250,000 residents in Plymouth and Barnstable counties. As a not-for-profit, we provide comprehensive healthcare ranging from primary and preventive care to specialty services. BID-Plymouth is part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health system that is comprised of 13 hospitals in Eastern Massachusetts.

          As a health care organization, Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth as part of Beth Israel Lahey Health has a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. BILH requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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Keywords: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, Plymouth , Pathologist Assistant, Healthcare , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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