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Beth Israel Lahey Health Pathology Assistant in Milton, Massachusetts

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Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is committed to improving the health of our community by providing exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect for all.

Position Summary: Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is seeking a Pathology Assistant to provide appropriate, high quality, and comprehensive anatomic pathology services. The Pathology Assistant is engaged in all phases of gross description and dissection of surgical specimens.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

  1. Assist in the preparation and performance of gross examination and dissection of surgical pathology specimens.

  2. Under the indirect supervision of a pathologist, describe gross anatomic features, dissect surgical specimens, and prepare tissue sections for microscopic examination to include preparation of frozen section (when applicable).

  3. Assure appropriate specimen accessioning and labeling of surgical pathology specimens.

  4. Obtain pertinent clinical records, case history, laboratory data, copies of scans and X-rays, when indicated.

  5. Photograph specimens as needed.

Position: Per Diem

Required Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in Biology or related science with completion of a NAACLS approved Pathologists’ Assistant Training Program or certification as a Pathologists’ Assistant by the ASCP

Must be ASCP certified or eligible to certify. Must be certified within one- year post-hire.

Good written and spoken communication skills

Good technical skills and attention to detail

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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