Emory

Pathologist's Assistant

Division
Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Department
EUH Pathology Surgical Svcs
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
127980
Job Category
Laboratory
Schedule
10a- 6:30p
Standard Hours
40 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $37.86/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $51.12/Hr.

Overview

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At Emory Healthcare we fuel your professional journey with better benefits, valuable resources, ongoing mentorship and leadership programs for all types of jobs, and a supportive environment that enables you to reach new heights in your career and be what you want to be. We provide:

 

  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1 
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs 
  • Family-focused benefits  
  • Wellness incentives 
  • Ongoing mentorship, development, and leadership programs  
  • And more

Description

Shift: 10am - 6:30pm

 

Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to transform health and healing by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. We're seeking a certified Pathologist’s Assistant who is a graduate of an NAACLS Accredited PA Training Program. This individual:

 

  • Provides technical assistance to pathologists in surgical pathology and autopsy procedures.
  • Prepares, processes, examines and assists in the analysis of tissues. 
  • Monitors Resident and directs the workflow for maximum efficiency of department personnel.
  • Initiates action to obtain legal authorization for necropsy.
  • Provides medical residents with instruction in the use of photography equipment and procedures for routine dissections and autopsies.
  • May dien autopsy cases to assist pathologist.
  • Provides data which indicates the presence of bio-hazards so that appropriate handling precautions may be taken.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Physical or Biological Science or certification obtained prior to 2003.
  • Must be PA (ASCP) certified or eligible and pass exam within 18 months of hire.

 

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties. 

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture.  Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 

 

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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