Pathology Assistant 2

University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Miami , FL 33196

Posted 11 months ago

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The Pathology Department is seeking a Pathology Assistant 2. The incumbent performs the gross examination and dissection of anatomic pathology specimens.

Conducts postmortem examinations and prepares bodies to be released to funeral homes. Prepares tissue for numerous pathological tests, such as frozen section, flow cytometry, and immunohistochemical staining. Ensures proper sterilization and maintenance of equipment.

Photographs gross and microscopic specimens, helps prepare educational conferences, and provides training to pathology personnel. Fills administrative, instructional, and supervisory roles. Prepares medical records and history for each examinee.

Obtains legal authorization for a patient's autopsy. Works as a liaison to other departments and laboratories to ensure quality healthcare. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Department Specific Functions

Specimen triage Obtain and review patient's clinical history Completely and accurately describe/dictate gross features of specimens submitted to anatomic pathology Prepare tissues for processing for light microscopy Obtain samples for studies such as flow cytometry, image analysis, research, cytogenetics, cultures, electron microscopy, and immunofluorescence Perform special procedures including frozen sections, tumor triage.

The minimum requirements are: Bachelor's degree in relevant field and three (3) years of relevant experience required. ASCP Certification required

Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.

Commitment to the University's core values.

Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree preferred

  • Completion of NAACLS Accredited Training program for PAs

  • LIS proficiency

  • Proven leadership experience

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certification may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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Pathology Assistant 2

University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine