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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08399
AJE Ref #
575986999
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The department of Laboratory Services seeks a Pathologists Assistant. Responsibilities for this position include serving as a practitioner, educator and a role model for residents, students, and staff members on grossing complex and small specimens, as well as performing frozen sections, specimen photography, and supporting tissue procurement for clinical research .
The incumbent will work independently to gross complex surgical specimens, determine the need to consult with a pathologist, make technical grossing decisions, troubleshoot and resolve specimen receiving issues. Will also be expected to be proficient in surgical pathology prosecution and may on occasion need to log in specimens or place specimens on tissue processors. New PA program graduates are welcome to apply. ASCP certification required within one year of hire date.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Previous paid grossing experience in academic medical center working closely with residents; frozen section experience

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

BS or MS from accredited PA program, PA certification and 2 or more years related experience.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/01/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.