Certified Pathologist Assistant

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
General Summary of Position: Performs gross pathology examinations and dissections of surgical and autopsy specimens. Independently evaluates frozen section tissue obtained at surgery. Evaluates tissue and determines appropriate sections needed for diagnosis. Assists with invasive radiological procedures and assesses cytologic tissue. Performs and stains frozen section preparation for diagnosis and assesses adequacy of renal biopsy. Assists in the training of pathology residents in surgical pathology. Education: Bachelor's degree plus certification from an accredited Pathologist Assistant Program is required or equivalent/comparable educational credentials, eg MD, DO, etc. Experience: Two years or more of job related experience; two years of formal training in a histopathology laboratory. Certification/Registration/Licensure: ASCP certification as a Pathologist Assistant is required. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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