The Grossing Assistant assists in the gross description of specified simple and complex surgical specimens including selection and submission of specimens for histological, microbiological, immunological, electron microscopy and other specialized testing. Assist with specimen collection and processing during Fine Needle Aspiration procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Utilizes on-the-job training, acquired skills, judgement and problem solving skills to examine, describe, and dissect selected simple and complex biopsy and surgical specimens under the supervision of a qualified pathologist.
Prepares and microtomes required tissues for frozen section specimens.
Assist with patient preparation, specimen collection and processing during Fine Needle Aspiration procedures.
Assist with specimen collection during kidney biopsy.
Accessions surgical pathology specimens and FNA cases into the pathology LIS following standard procedures.
Ensures all stains are properly filtered and rotated according to standard procedure.
Inventories supplies and ensures there are adequate supplies at all times.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of laboratory regulations, protocols and procedures.
Analytical and critical thinking abilities.
Effectively communicates with pathologist, surgeons and clinicians.
Ability to perform laboratory protocols and procedures.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
Knowledge of safety and infection control standards.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Bachelor's or 4 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
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