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Pathology Assistant
Ref No.: 19-00649
Category: Biotechnology
Location: Rye Brook, New York
Overview:
Provides anatomic pathology services under the direction and supervision of a board-certified anatomical Pathologist. Prepares specimens for examination and make them ready for processing. Train and supervise grossing technicians and trainees and document their training.

Responsibilities:
Assures appropriate specimen accessioning.
Receives biopsy specimens and closely monitors requisitions for diagnosis.
Assesses specimens with the naked eye, with insight into any pathological processes that may be present.
Assesses and assigns appropriate specimen coding.
Dictates a gross description for each specimen according to prescribed training and lab manuals.
Takes appropriate section for Histological preparation.
Complies with established safety and biohazard regulations.
Follows all quality control/assurance and improvement regulations in accordance with established procedures.
Help supervise Grossing technicians and assist them in grossing when needed.
Train new grossing technician and perform competency tests and evaluation before they go on bench independently.
Document all new hire training.
Provide training to existing employees for any change in procedure and techniques and document them.
Interacts effectively with the lab employees, pathologists and others.
Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
BS / Masters in Science or related field
ASCP certified Pathologist Assistant Degree is plus
NY State license - Laboratory Technologist