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Title:  Pathologist's Assistant

Division:  Pathology
Schedule:  Monday to Friday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Work Location:  Odessa, TX
Salary Range:  $86,273 to $130,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11027

Summary

The Pathologist Assistant performs gross dissection of surgical specimens, selecting appropriate tissue to be submitted for histologic review and dictating verbal reports regarding the specimens.

 

This position is located in Odessa, Texas.

 

Job Duties

•Performs gross dissection using standard dissection protocols of surgical specimens, selecting appropriate tissue to be submitted for histologic review.
•Dictates verbal reports regarding the specimens in a clear, complete, sufficient manner.
•Effectively communicates deficiencies to appropriate personnel, including deficiencies related to specimens, reports, paperwork, database information, and equipment.
•Collects and catalogs fresh tissue for the special studies.
•Prepares quality assurance reports.
•Reviews and revises reports, CPT charge codes and obtain A-charges for international patients.
•Instructs and advises personnel on pathology techniques and procedures.
•Photographs specimens for documentation.
•Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
•Assists in assuring laboratory readiness for all accrediting agency inspections.
•Assists the Medical Director  in formulating, administrating, and analyzing goals and objective for the histology laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a NAACLS approved Pathologist’s Assistant program.
  • Six months of relevant experience.
  • Certified as a Pathologist’s Assistant by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP-PA).

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from a NAACLS approved Pathologist’s Assistant program.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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