Laboratory Corporation of America Certified Pathology Assistant - 1st Shift - Burlington, NC in Burlington, North Carolina
Perform complete dissection, gross description, selection and submission of tissue for microscopic examination and special studies following departmental guidelines.
Follow the laboratory's procedure for specimen handling and processing.
Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and procedures.
Assist other areas rotations within the department with specified assignments in a timely manner after the assigned job has been completed.
Ensure a professional environment is maintained.
Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and work to correct or report the problem.
Maintain high ethical standards and integrity in performing the assigned duties.
Knowledge of hazardous waste management.
Knowledge of personal protection measures and blood borne pathogens.
Experience cutting frozen sections is desired.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university, successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Pathologists' Assistant program
2-5 years of grossing experience small biopsies and complex surgical cases
Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathology
Experience in a high volume clinical laboratory environment
Familiarity with laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
Knowledge of quality control and quality assurance processes
Excellent computer skills; experience with an LIS
Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.