Pathologists’ Assistant – Pathology – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Keck School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking a Pathologists’ Assistant to join its team.

As an active member of the surgical pathology team, the Pathologists’ Assistant will function as an active member of the anatomic pathology team and assist pathologists as necessary. Performs high complexity testing and is responsible for performing duties associated with the gross examination and prosection of tissue for histological examination for both surgical and autopsy pathology.

Acts as a key contact person for pathologists, grossing, and histology staff to identify problem areas and recommend changes to workflow.  Assists in the organization and coordination of anatomic pathology conferences and serves as a preceptor for residents, fellows, and/or students.

The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States.

The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers, and clinical laboratories throughout the country.

The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

 Shift: Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Hourly range:

The hourly rate range for this position is $68.02 – $83.01 When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree, Field of Study – Pathology
Specialized/technical training, Field of Study – Pathology
Minimum Work Experience: 1 Year
Preferred Skills: Directly related experience in Anatomic pathology in an Acute Care Facility setting and thorough knowledge of specialized field.
Required Skills: Experience/expertise in surgical pathology, histology, immunohistochemistry, and autopsy pathology.

Required Certifications:
Degree from an accredited Pathologists’ Assistant Program
(ASCP) American Association of Clinical Pathology Certification
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

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