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Pathologist's Assistant - Per Diem - Needham Lab at Atrius Health

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Needham, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives.The Pathologist's Assistant, under the general supervision of a Pathologist, utilizes specialized training to perform complex clinical laboratory procedures that would otherwise be performed by a Pathologist. Responsible for grossing and dissecting a wide variety of surgical pathology specimens varying from biopsies to complex specimens. In collaboration with the pathologist, selects appropriate diagnostic sections for histologic processing. Maintains detailed records of all specimen dissections and dictations.Assists in the compilation of reports for surgical pathology.Education: Graduate of a NAACLS approved educational training program or a bachelor's degree with a concentration in a biological or allied health discipline with three years of experience as a Pathologists' Assistant under direct supervision of a pathologist. Master's degree in pathology preferred.Skills and Experience: Must possess excellent dissection technical skills. Extensive knowledge of the basic sciences, especially anatomy, and knowledge of surgical pathology and medical terminology. Ability to summarize complex clinical data. Knowledge of histologic procedures. Must be proficient in the use of medical and surgical instruments and equipment. Must be able to work independently. Demonstrated ability to utilize a professional attitude to gain and maintain the trust of associates. Ability to serve as a role model in areas such as flexibility, objectivity, and adaptability. Demonstrated use of solid professional judgment.Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.
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