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Pathology Assistant

Company: Labcorp
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

This position includes a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus! (External candidates only)
Job Duties/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
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or a related science
  • Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathology is highly preferred
  • No experience required with the completion of a NAACLS accredited PA program
  • 2+ years of grossing experience small biopsies and complex surgical cases
  • Florida state license eligibility required
  • 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
  • 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

In order to ensure the safety of our patients , this position requires as part of the post-offer onboarding process, successful completion of medical surveillance testing which includes: TB testing; proof of immunity or vaccination for Hepatitis B, Varicella, and MMR; proof of vaccination for COVID-19 (must be fully vaccinated: at least two weeks or more following receipt of the second dose in a two-dose series, or two or more weeks following receipt of a single-dose vaccine); annual flu vaccination; and color blind deficiency testing (if required by position). Labcorp will consider reasonable accommodations If you are in need of an exemption due to a medical contraindication/disability or religious belief.

Keywords: Labcorp, Miami , Pathology Assistant, Other , Miami, Florida

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