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PATHOLOGISTS' ASSISTANT - San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
OPEN JOB: PATHOLOGISTS' ASSISTANT
LOCATION: San Francisco, California
SALARY - $98,300 to $210,300
BENEFITS - Full
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
BONUS ELIGIBLE - Yes
 
  • Under the direction of the directors, the Pathologists' Assistant serves as a technical expert, providing technical assistance and direction to trainees and pathologists’ assistants (PAs).
  • The primary role of the incumbent is practitioner, educator and role model for trainees and staff members in grossing the most complex cancer specimens (pancreas, breast, bladder, uterus, ovary, etc.) as well as simple benign resections and biopsies.
  • It is the role of the PA to continuously interact with the laboratory director(s), site managers, supervisors and designees.
  • The incumbent determines the need to consult with a pathologist, makes technical grossing decisions, troubleshoots and resolves specimen receiving issues.
  • The incumbent must have the basic knowledge of the full scope of general PA technical duties in the laboratory when required (lab preparation, receiving, accessioning, performing an intraoperative evaluation including cryostat frozen sectioning and staining, gross sectioning, dictation, photography, etc.).
  • The incumbent must also have a thorough understanding of what and why these sections are essential, and perform duties efficiently (focusing on quality and quantity).
  • As determined, works variable schedules and rotates at other work sites as needed.
  • Provides technical support to the Autopsy Service and Histology Laboratory as needed. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A graduate from a NAACLS accredited pathologists’ assistant training program
  • ASCP certified or certification-eligible as pathologists’ assistant. Certification-eligible candidates must pass the certification examination within one year of hire

IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • The ideal candidate will meet the minimum requirements for the position. We will consider new graduate candidates as long as they have the required credentials/certifications.

PREFERRED (not required):
  • Current Fellow member of the American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants (AAPA) preferred
  • Current Member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology preferred
  • Master's Degree preferred
     

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
  • Full MS WORD Resume
  • Required compensation
  • Contact information
  • Availability
     
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full

JASON DENMARK
Recruiting Manager

INTERMEDIA GROUP, INC.
EMAIL: jdenmark@intermediagroup.com
LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasondenmark

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