Pathology Assistant

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Feb 2019
Ref
401515507
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Description & Details

  • PA(ASCP) Certified/Eligible
  • Prior experience preferred
  • No weekend or night call
  • New Graduates welcome to apply 
  • Relocation expenses assistance

30 Pathologists, 50,000 Annual Surgicals, Pathology Residents 1019 Beds ∙ 30 pathologists ∙ 50,000 surgical cases annually Duke University Hospital Surgical Pathology Laboratory has an immediate opening for a 6th full-time Pathologists’ Assistant.

Responsibilities include administrative and grossing duties:

  • Complex specimens grossing experience preferred
  • No autopsies
  • Teaching of PA students and residents
  • Candidates must have ASCP certification
  • Graduate of a NAACLS accredited PA training program
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Relocation assistance (depending on move distance)
  • Hours are Monday through Friday, 10:30am - 7:00pm
  • No weekends ∙ No evening calls 

Grossing duties include but are not limited to:

  • Triage and gross analysis of all types of specimens
  • Frozen section coverage
  • Procurement of tissue for research
  • Teaching of Pathologists’ Assistant students and pathology residents. Prior teaching experience is welcome

Other responsibilities include:

Photographing surgical specimens

Intraoperative FNA and EBUS 

Assessing and electing candidates for the Duke PA training program Highly motivated, detailed-oriented PA with strong leadership skills is needed. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills are required. Duke is a world-class academic and health institution ranked among the top 20 best hospitals and ranking high performance in nine adult specialties. Duke is also home of the first established Pathologists’ Assistant program. Duke University Medical Center is located in in central North Carolina with both the beautiful Appalachian mountains and the coastal beaches just a couple of hours away. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Requisition Number 401515507
Location Durham
Duke Entity DUHS CLINICAL LABS
Job Code 5070 PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT
Job Family Level G2
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited Pathologist Assistant program.

Experience

N/A

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Certification by the American Association of Pathologist Assistants.

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