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Date:  Jul 6, 2021

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Shift Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  337321

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE Performs complex tissue dissection and oversees efficient daily operations of the Gross Dissection Laboratory of the Anatomic Pathology Department. Serves as a resource and role model to non-physician staff. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: -Must have a Bachelor or Master degree in laboratory science or a related science field from a regionally accredited college/university. -Must have successfully completed a NAACLS accredited Pathologists¿ Assistant program. Experience: -Two years of experience as a Pathologists¿ Assistant under the supervision of a board certified anatomic pathologist. Equivalent Experience -May have an equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above. Certification/Registration/Licensure: -Must be certified as a Pathologists¿ Assistant by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or must obtain certification within six (6) months of hire and /or placement in job. Skills or Special Abilities: -Must be able to distinguish color. -Must be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of surgical pathology techniques, processes, and theories. -Must be able to demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving skills related to surgical pathology lab processes, identifying problems, and troubleshooting adverse events affecting tissue processing. -Must be able to maintain accurate records, give and follow oral/written instructions, and communicate effectively with hospital and laboratory personnel. -Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills (communicate effectively with all levels of staff. have strong tact and diplomacy skills, and conduct work in a highly professional manner). -Must be able to demonstrate decision-making skills and the ability to work independently. -Must have a working knowledge of surgical pathology functions and the related laws, guidelines, regulations, and legal issues.

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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