Pathology Assistant

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 176654-1A
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Manager of Pathology, the Pathologist Assistant supports the Department by;

            - Prosecting surgical and biopsy specimens.

            - Facilitating the activities that occur upon the request of an autopsy.

            - Assist with frozen sections, special procedures and research activities.

            - Participates in Quality improvement activities.

            -Updates and develops Departmental policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Education:  Graduate of an accredited Pathologist Assistant program, Bachelors degree or equivalent related education and experience with emphasis on human anatomy.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Fine motor skills with good hand eye coordination.  Must be detail oriented.  Knowledge of human anatomy and organ systems.  Must habe the ability to use a PC, PC based software and computerized equipment.  Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:  Graduate of an accredited Pathologist Program

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.