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Laboratory Corporation of America Certified Pathology Assistant - 1st Shift - Burlington, NC in Burlington, North Carolina

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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

Shift

1

Schedule

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.

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