ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a part-time Pathologists’ Assistant. Primary responsibilities include:
•Under general supervision of a pathologist, independently perform or assist in dissection, describing, and histologic sampling of a full range of surgical specimens •Perform specimen photography and radiography •Perform frozen sections and other intraoperative consultations •Procure tissue for tumor banking and research studies •Participate in the orientation and training of residents, fellows, new employees, and Pathologists’ Assistant students in surgical pathology protocols and procedures •Identify, investigate, and resolve problems related to surgical pathology •Participate and/or assist in accessioning and labeling specimens
Note: •This is a contract position that’s anticipated to last for one year •Eligible to convert to career
Qualifications•Must be able to work outside of normal shift hours and/or overtime •Bachelor’s degree •PA (ASCP) certified or must pass PA (ASCP) exam within 12 months of hire •2 or more years of relevant work experience, preferred
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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