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Certified Pathology Assistant

Company: Labcorp
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Come work in the Valley of the sun where there is an average of 300 days of sunshine per year! Phoenix is the fifth-most populous city in the United States and one of only two U.S. state capitals with a population of more than one million residents. Phoenix is home to museums, fine arts and unique architecture. Phoenix is involved with several major sports teams, some are: Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball, Arizona Coyotes Hockey team. Plus, if you like outdoors there are lots great hiking trails!We have an opening for a Certified Pathologist Assistant/Grosser to come join our team in Phoenix! You will work alongside two other coworkers and be a part of an overall large Histology team that focuses on patient quality, attention to detail and great turnaround time for our clients.Phoenix Labcorp is CAP ISO 15189 where a focus is on improving the process. So don't delay, be part of this great company and be part of us as we continue to- Improving Health Improving Lives!About the role: Under general supervision of a pathologist, independently perform or assist in accessioning, dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of surgical specimens. Experience working in a high volume lab a plus.Shift: 3rd ShiftStart Time: 3:30AM or 4:30AM -FlexibleSkill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importanceResponsibilities may include but not limited to:
    • Knowledge of gross room pathology procedures, protocols, and techniques
    • Perform and/or assist pathologists in the accessioning, dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of anatomic specimens
    • Participate in accessioning and labeling specimens, storing and disposing specimens, and maintaining reagents and equipmentEducation, Certification, & Experience:
      • Masters degree from a NAACLS accredited Pathologists' Assistant program preferred, and/or
      • PA(ASCP) certification and/or
      • BS Degree in chemical or biological science with 60 semester hours including 24 semester hours in medical laboratory courses or 24 semester hours of science courses including 6 chemistry hours, 6 biology hours, and 12 lab hours in chemistry/biology/medical technology; and on the job training credentials.Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement.

Keywords: Labcorp, Phoenix , Certified Pathology Assistant, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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