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Penn State Health Pathology Lab Assistant - Laboratory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health Corporation

Location: US:PA:Lancaster

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Day

Hours: Day


This position is an allied health professional who is qualified by academic and practical training to provide service in anatomic pathology. Responsible for performing all procedures and duties assigned within the Anatomic Pathology (Histopathology/Cytology) laboratory section and may include duties in other laboratory sections if so assigned, which would include cross training or assisting in other sections of the laboratory as needed. Under the general supervision of a supervisor or section manger, this position performs all procedures in a prompt, accurate and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. They must demonstrate ethical and moral attitudes and principles, which are essential for gaining and maintaining the trust of professional associates, the support of the community and the confidence of the patient and family. An attitude of respect for the patient and confidentiality of the patient's record and/or diagnosis must be maintained at all times.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Previous experience performing medical transcription preferred.

Previous experience working in a laboratory setting preferred.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Position Pathology Lab Assistant - LaboratoryLocation US:PA:LancasterReq ID 8880