Pathologists' Assistant (Part-Time)
UCLA Health
Los Angeles, California 90001

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a part-time Pathologists' Assistant. Primary responsibilities include:

*Under general supervision of a pathologist, independently perform or assist in dissection, describing, and histologic sampling of a full range of surgical specimens
*Perform specimen photography and radiography
*Perform frozen sections and other intraoperative consultations
*Procure tissue for tumor banking and research studies
*Participate in the orientation and training of residents, fellows, new employees, and Pathologists' Assistant students in surgical pathology protocols and procedures
*Identify, investigate, and resolve problems related to surgical pathology
*Participate and/or assist in accessioning and labeling specimens

Note: 
*This is a contract position that's anticipated to last for one year
*Eligible to convert to career


Qualifications

*Must be able to work outside of normal shift hours and/or overtime
*Bachelor's degree
*PA (ASCP) certified or must pass PA (ASCP) exam within 12 months of hire
*2 or more years of relevant work experience, preferred 

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment/Position Type:

Part Time
Date Posted : 11/16/2021