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Penn State Health Pathology Assistant (Per Diem) - VARIED SHIFTS - Histopathology in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - St Joseph Regional

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.001

Shift: Varied

Hours: Variable

Recruiter Contact: Trevor Smith at tsmith46@pennstatehealth.psu.edu (MAILTO://tsmith46@pennstatehealth.psu.edu)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for the daily supervision of the Surgical Gross Room, the gross examination and sectioning of surgical pathology specimens, and determining work assignments for technologists and technicians. Coordinates the surgical specimen workload of residents and serves as a technical resource. Ensures timely completion of processing of all surgical specimens and ensures tissue specimens are processed according to protocols for patient diagnosis. Coordinates functions between the Gross Room and other laboratory sections, surgery and physicians. Maintains various records, logs and files as required by department standards and procedures and regulatory and accrediting organizations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Either (A) Bachelors Degree from a NACCL-accredited Pathologists' Assistant educational program required or (B) Bachelors degree in a job-related field plus 2 years experience working in a laboratory performing high complexity testing.

Applicants trained outside of the United States must provide documentation of equivalency evaluation of their education and training to ensure it is equivalent to CLIA requirements.

The equivalency evaluations will be performed by a nationally recognized organization. Ex. National Association Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

The applicant is responsible for paying the cost of the equivalency evaluation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

AAPA certification preferred. 3 years experience as a Pathologists Assistant in an academic hospital setting preferred.

WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?

Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

For more information: https://this.pennstatehealth.org/#thisIsPennStateHealth

Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:

  • Be Well with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).

  • Be Balanced with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.

  • Be Secured with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.

  • Be Rewarded with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.

  • Be Supported by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.

For a full list with more detailed information: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/careers/working-here/total-rewards

WHY PENN STATE HEALTH ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER?

St. Joseph Medical Center first opened its doors in 1873, over 150 years ago. The new 204-bed state-of-the-art hospital, located on Bernville Road, opened in 2006 and in 2015 became the first hospital to join the Penn State Health organization; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center. Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center is dedicated to the health, education, and wellness of the community. Our approach to health care is bigger than all of us. It calls us to learn, share, and lift each other up while achieving our goals. With pride in who we are, where we work, and what we do, we are changing lives every day together. We do this by putting our patients first and by living our core values as we serve our community.

YOU TAKE CARE OF THEM. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU. State-of-the-art equipment, endless learning, and a culture of excellence – that’s Penn State Health. But what makes our healthcare award-winning? That’s all you.

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 Assistant (Per Diem) - VARIED SHIFTS - Histopathology

Location US:PA:Reading | Allied Health | PRN

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