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Position : Pathology Assistant

Experience desirable but not required.

Working knowledge of department functions.

Current ASCP Board Certification is preferred but not required.

Experience desirable but not required.

Working knowledge of department functions.

Performs and/or assists pathologists in the accessioning, dissection, evisceration, description autopsy, and histologic sampling of a full range of anatomical specimens.

Supervises and trains entry level resident physicians in pathology methodology and procedures, under guidance and within protocol parameters provided by medical professional staff;.

Performs frozen sections and other intra-operative consultations, within established protocol and procedural parameters.

Coordinates the acquisition of tissue specimens used for research purposes.

Maintains digital files, ensuring a high standard of specimen photography.

Participates in the accessioning and labeling of specimens, specimen storage and disposal, and the maintenance of reagents and equipment.

May complete postmortem examination reports.

May review, interpret, and present findings.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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