1. Performs gross description and dissection of tissue removed at surgery. Photographs all pertinent gross specimens and slides. Procures appropriate specimens for residents and medical students history. 2. Assists with frozen section examinations including preparation and staining of section and summary of patient's medical history. 3. Assists pathologist by ascertaining proper legal authorization and patient's medical charts; conferring with attending pathologist to identify special procedures to be utilized during examination. 4. Coordinates autopsy services including supervision of laboratory personnel. Cleans and maintains an orderly working area following each autopsy. 5. Prepares and presents at weekly clinical conferences; ensures large cases are accurately transcribed. Teaches students as required. 6. Interacts with surgical staff and surgeons to ensure timely delivery of samples from operating room to surgical pathology for tissue procurement. Assists in collection of tissue from Autopsy Unit. 7. Updates and maintains database of tissues collection and usage. 8. Prepares and provides monthly reports to Department Chief or Manager. 9. Performs other functions necessary for providing pathology services.
Preferred Education: MHS in Pathology or currently enrolled in an accredited Pathology Assistant Program. Preferred experience with MAC and IBM computer systems.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: MHS in Pathology or currently enrolled in an accredited Pathology Assistant Program. Preferred experience with MAC and IBM computer systems.
Required Skill/ability 5: Flexibility to move between Bridgeport Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital as work warrants.
Posting Position Title: Pathology Assistant
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to be both highly motivated and highly organized.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Pathology Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated experience handling human specimens.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to function both independently and as part of a team.
Master's Degree of Health Science in Pathology or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 54679BR
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