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CERTIFIED PATHOLOGISTS' ASSISTANT

Company: Campbell County Health
Location: Gillette
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

ABOUT CAMPBELL COUNTY HEALTH

Campbell County Health (CCH) is the most comprehensive healthcare provider in the State of Wyoming. Certified as an Area Trauma Hospital, Campbell County Health includes Campbell County Memorial Hospital, an acute care, community hospital in Gillette; Campbell County Medical Group with nearly 20 clinics; The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center long-term care center; and the Powder River Surgery Center. We are dedicated to excellence every day---

To be responsive to our employee's needs we offer:


  • Generous PTO policy (increases with tenure)
  • Paid sick leave days
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Savings Account
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employee and Spouse Occupational Health Program
  • Early Childhood Center, discounted on-site childcare
  • And more! Click here to learn more about our full benefits package


    JOB SUMMARY

    The Certified Pathologists' Assistant is responsible for the routine daily specimen grossing workload as well as assisting with Frozen sections, EBUS and Bone Marrow procedures; and any specialized tests required by the pathologist to determine a diagnosis. The Certified Pathologists' Assistant works under the supervision of the Pathologist.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


    • Assure appropriate specimen accessioning
    • Obtain pertinent clinical information and studies
    • Describing gross anatomic features
    • Dissection of surgical specimens
    • Preparation and submission of tissue for histologic processing
    • Obtaining and submitting specimens for additional analytical procedures (immunostaining, flow cytometry, microbiology cultures, toxicology, etc.)
    • Gross specimen photography and photomicrography
    • Describe, ink, and dissect tissue submitted for frozen section
    • Freeze, section, and stain tissues
    • Assist with EBUS and Bone Marrow procedures
    • Perform autopsies including obtaining proper legal authorization and reviewing patient charts and other clinical data
    • Dissect, describe and submit tissue for microscopic studies for autopsy cases
    • Preliminary anatomic diagnosis completion
    • Coordinate and facilitate digital slide scanning with pathologists
    • Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial practices.
    • Complies with the hospital's Corporate Compliance Program including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned. This list is non-exhaustive.


      JOB QUALIFICATIONS


      • Education


        • Bachelor of Science degree
        • Completion of a National Accrediting Agency Clinical Laboratory Science Program (NAACLS)


        • Licensure

          • None


          • Certifications required

            • ASCP Certification, Certified Pathologists's Assistant (PA)


            • Experience

              • 1-2 years of Pathology Assistant experience preferred.




                Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


                • The ability to maintain continuing education requirements and all certifications and licenses as required (e.g. ACLS, PALS, CPI, CPR) to maintain professional license.
                • Must have good interpersonal relationship skills for working with staff, physicians, co-workers and public.
                • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time in the making of slides and performance of tests.
                • Knowledge of test procedures, equipment setup and operations within assigned area.
                • Ability to read and interpret data.
                • Computer Knowledge including the ability to enter material into electronic record. Ability to operate fax, computer, and copy machine to perform the duties of the position.



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Keywords: Campbell County Health, Casper , CERTIFIED PATHOLOGISTS' ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Gillette, Wyoming

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