Per-Diem Pathologists’ Assistant – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

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

As an active member of the surgical pathology team, the Per Diem 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.

Shift: As needed, variable shift

Hourly range:

The hourly rate range for this position is $56.32 – $73.79. 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
Specialized/technical training

Minimum Experience:
1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Degree from an accredited Pathologists’ Assistant Program. Licensed Pathologists’ Assistant. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 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.
Preferred Education: Master’s Degree
Preferred Experience: 3-5 years’ experience in the field of anatomical pathology

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