City of Hope Pathologist Assistant in Duarte, California
Requisition ID: 10925
Job Title: Pathologist Assistant
Shift: Full Time, Days
Department: Surgical Pathology
Location : Duarte, CA
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nationâ€™s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
Receives and examines surgical specimens for further diagnosis, autopsy prosection and photography . Prepares specimens for fixation and embedding. Performs frozen section procedures and participates in a variety of departmental activities and services, including patient services, research, teaching and technical procedure development.
Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 3 years of experience as a certified Pathologist Assistant in an anatomic pathology laboratory. Computer abilities essential; has ability to operate photographic equipment.
Required License/Certification: ASCP / AAPA Pathologist Assistant certification or possession of other relevant Masters / MD degree experience
PreferredExperience: Supervisory experience preferred. Excellent human relations skills.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.