Pathologist Assistant Job at BronxCare Health System, Bronx, NY

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  • BronxCare Health System
  • Bronx, NY

Job Description

Performs gross examination of surgical specimens submitted for pathologic analysis and evaluation. Maintains and monitors Anatomic Pathology’s QC/QA/PI programs.

- Establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, visitors, and other employees. Interacts professionally, courteously, and appropriately with patients, visitors and other employees. Behaves in a manner consistent with maintaining and furthering a positive public perception of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and its employees.

 


- Contributes to and participates in the Performance/Quality Improvement activities of the assigned department. Contribution and participation includes data collection, analysis, implementation of and compliance with risk management and claims activities, support of and participation in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) teams, consistent adherence to the specific rules and regulations of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center (a) Safety and Security Policies, (b) Risk Management: Incident and Occurrence Reporting, (c) Infection Control Policies and Procedures and (d) Patient and Customer Service.

 


- Performs and dictates gross examination of submitted surgical specimens.

 


- Selects representative tissue sections for histological processing.

 


- Takes photographs of specimens (as required).

 


- Reviews (preliminary) Surgical Pathology reports and protocols. Arranges slides for Attending Pathologist’s interpretation.

 


- Prepares specimens for electron microscopy, chromosomal studies, immunoflurescence and other special studies.

 


- Prepare slides for rapid Frozen Section interpretation.

 


- Under supervision, assists in the performance of Post-Mortem Examinations (Autopsies).

 


- Supervise and monitor the activities and job performance of the Morgue Aide(s).

 


- Obtains and submits post mortem cultures and specimens for special studies.

 

 

- Interacts with residents/fellows of the various clinical services to discuss laboratory issues and clinico-pathologic correlation.

 

 

- Assists the Attending Pathologist in preparing and presenting interdepartmental conferences and lectures.

Performs other related duties as assigned

 


- Maintains and cross-files departmental teaching material.

 


- Maintains diagnostic cross-files for Autopsies, surgical Pathology and Cytology.

 

 

- Prepares monthly Surgical and Autopsy QA reports.

 


- Maintains policy and procedures text and materials.

 


- Participates in regulatory and professional proficiency test programs, in Surgical, Cytology and Autopsy Pathology.

- Three (3) years experience in the field of surgical pathology.

 

- Bachelor’s in Science

 

- Master’s in Biological Science

 

- Computer Knowledge

Job Tags

Full time,

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