Pathologist Assistant

Umass Memorial Health Care Worcester , MA 01601

Posted 1 month ago

Requisition #: 216953

Title: Pathologist Assistant

Department: Lab

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center

Posting Date: 9/15/2021

Shift: Per-Diem

Status: Exempt

Hours: Per-Diem

Shift Length: 8

Position Summary:

Responsible for carrying out technical and functional activities in Anatomic Pathology.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs gross surgical pathology functions including dissection, examination and gross dictation of large and small surgical specimens, performance of frozen sections photomicrography of cytological and histological preparations, and gross photography.

  • Selects and submits tissue sections for microscopic examination, i.e. frozen and pertinent sections for light, electron and immunofluorescence microscopy, tumor bank and special studies.

  • Maintain tumor bank specimens.

  • Assists in the training and teaching of residents and post-sophomore fellows in the performance of surgical and decedent pathology functions, including dictation, dictation, performance of frozen sections, and photography.

  • Performs human post-mortem examinations including review of the patients' chart with the resident, diening external examination, in situ organ inspection, dissection, demonstration of findings to supervising pathologist, selection and submission of tissue sections for microscopic and cytological studies.

Position Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate field of study


  • Master's degree as a Pathologist Assistant.

  • Certification as a Pathologist Assistant from a program approved by the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Pathologist Assistant

Umass Memorial Health Care