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Pathology Assistant - Lab Histology(Days)PRN
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Pathology Assistant - Lab Histology(Days)PRN

Schedule -Part-time Job -Allied Health Daily Schedule-Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-0

Weekends Required-Occasional


Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD-consistently ranked as one of the nation's best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke's is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care-treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Assists the anatomic pathologist in performing autopsies and gross dissection of surgical specimens and biopsies; Responsible for daily activities associated with processing of tissues received from surgical procedures, educating pathology residents and Participates in the quality assurance activities associated with these processes.

Education and Licensure/Certification:

Master's Degree - Biological Sciences

Certification as a PA by the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants; A new graduate who is eligible for certification will be considered with the understanding that they have to pass the certifying examination

Position Responsibilities:

1. Perform a gross evaluation of biopsy and surgical specimens, followed by the appropriate dissection and description of findings

2. Will perform autopsies, but will not be Responsible for dictating the autopsy gross findings or microscopic findings; take and catalog indicated gross photographs

3. Assist the Histotechnologist in accessioning of specimens, the performance of frozen sections, the radiologic imaging of certain specimens, and transportation when necessary

4. Assist pathologists in collection of data for the quality improvement program

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Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. EEO Employers F/M/Vet/Disabled Requisition Number -2016-R0083667

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