PeaceHealth is seeking a Grossing Assistant - Pathology Technical for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Variable shift with shift durations of Variable .
Req ID: 159868
Performs gross examination and dissection of histological specimens. Provides support of the gross area including the following tasks: order entry, maintenance of equipment, cleaning, and other related tasks.
Performs gross dissection/dictation of surgical pathology tissue within their appropriate scope-of-care.
Prepares frozen section and/or smear slides for intraoperative consultation.
Assists the Pathologists in a professional manner when needed while grossing.
Processes incoming specimens in a timely and efficient manner. Performs order entry of cytology and histology specimens using current LIS.
Labels, print cassettes, and prepares specimens for grossing.
Creates daily logs of the specimen loads.
Documents and communicates all QA incidents appropriately.
Prints histological slides.
Assists Pathologists and the Pathologist Assistant on frozen section procedures.
Cleans and maintains all equipment in area.
Performs other related tasks as directed.
An associate degree in in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited college or university.
A bachelor's degree is preferred.
One year working in a laboratory or healthcare environment required.
Typing and computer experience.
Ability to comply with regulations and protocols for accurately grossing incoming specimens and staying within area of expertise.
Ability to comply with established departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety and infection control procedures.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
Ability to interact and build a team environment, collaboratively working together to solve issues.
Ability to multitask and meet daily workload demands.
Understanding and use of personal protective equipment and universal precautions.
Ability to perform work with Integrity, maturity and dependability.
Understanding of medical terminology.
Understanding of arithmetic/algebra, basic anatomy and chemistry are beneficial.
REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
Laboratory training will require either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, NAACLA, or other organization approved by HHS OR at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Vancouver , Southwest Medical Center (150) Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: Variable Shift Length: Variable FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $ Depends on Experience , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure:
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Lab Services || Full Time || TESTING SERVICES
Internal Number: 159868
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.