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Pathologists' Assistant - $45-67 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Annandale
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Pathologists' Assistant for a job in Annandale, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Pathologists' Assistant
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: StaffThe Pathologists Assistant processes pathology specimens while maintaining positive specimen identification, obtaining pertinent patient clinical history and describing gross anatomic features. Dissects and prepares surgical specimens for processing and maintain grossing stations to ensure quality preparation of all specimens. Assists with and performs frozen sections, evaluate/submit fresh renal biopsy tissue and submit specimens in proper media for esoteric testing. Assists in the preparation and performance of postmortem examinations. Participates in professional growth opportunities to maintain competency and certification requirements, while performing administrative and teaching duties when needed.Inova Benefits and Perks:- Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage- Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability- NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE- Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan- Competitive salary: Pay based experience- Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work- Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection- Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!Shift: DaysHours: 8am-430pmLocation: INOVA Fairfax Medical CampusMinimum Education:- Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Pathologists' Assistant program within the last five yearsCertification:- Must be PA (ASCP) certified or eligible and pass the board exam within 24 months of hire.Years of Experience:- Per College of American Pathologists (CAP): three months of experience including; Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the AAPA, NAACLS or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may be included in the 60 semester hours listed within Education notes) or at least three months of recorded laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing. No experience required if graduated from an accredited Pathologist Assistant Program.Job Responsibilities- Performs special procedures such as coronary artery perfusion studies, central nervous system perfusion studies and enucleations.- Assists in the organization and coordination of anatomic pathology conferences and attends departmental business meetings.- Obtains clinical history (e.g. scans, X-rays, laboratory data, etc.) as indicated after consulting with the Pathologist.- Under the direction of a Pathologist, cuts and stains frozen section tissue adequately for proper diagnosis.- Confers with the Pathologist to identify any special techniques/procedures that will be necessary (e.g. histochemical, immunofluorescence, toxicological, viral or electron microscopic studies, cultures, smears, etc.) and notifies all personnel directly involved.- May perform additional duties as assigned.#LI-AL1Inova Job ID #652862. Posted job title: pathologists assistant-full time (days)

Keywords: Inova Health System, Annandale , Pathologists' Assistant - $45-67 per hour, Other , Annandale, Virginia

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