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Certified Pathologist Assistant

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

$10,000 sign on bonus (external candidates only)

We are seeking a Certified Pathologist Assistant to join the LabCorp team where we are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical laboratory services. Come work in our Pathology laboratory located at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, alongside a highly trained staff with the latest technology. Our services are performed with the utmost care, expertise, integrity and respect for the patient. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform complete dissection, gross description, selection and submission of tissue for microscopic examination and special studies following departmental guidelines
  • Follow the laboratory's procedure for specimen handling and processing
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and procedures
  • Assist other areas rotations within the department with specified assignments in a timely manner after the assigned job has been completed
  • Ensure a professional environment is maintained
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and work to correct or report the problem
  • Maintain high ethical standards and integrity in performing the assigned duties
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste management
  • Knowledge of personal protection measures and blood borne pathogens
  • Experience cutting frozen sections is desired

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Biological, Chemical or a related life science
  • Completion of a NAACLS accredited PA program is required
  • Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathology is required
  • 2+ years of grossing experience small biopsies and complex surgical cases
  • No experience required with the completion of a NAACLS accredited PA program
  • Experience in a high volume clinical laboratory environment is preferred
  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
  • Knowledge of quality control and quality assurance processes
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • High level of attention detail along with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste management and personal protection measures
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

This position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will need to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for medical or religious accommodations.

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

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