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Pathologist Assistant - 4188 in Chattanooga, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for gross dictation and gross examination of tissue specimens, functioning independently under the direction of a Pathologist.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Support PathGroup’s mission, vision, goals and management decisions. 
  • Submit and dictate all surgical specimens for processing.
  • Maintain and keep cutting room properly supplied.
  • Photograph specimens as designated by pathologist.
  • Prepare tissue to be sent out for further testing such as lymphoma phenotyping, quantitative iron studies, etc.
  • Review procedure manuals and stay current with procedural changes that have occurred.
  • Review and study under pathologist guidance designated continuing educational material.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

  • Bachelor degree is required.
  • ASCP or equivalent certification. 
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification/licensure, and to increase basic knowledge.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years’ experience as a Pathologist Assistant or successful completion of a formal pathologist assistant training program.