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Pathologist Assistant / Lab Histology

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:
• Provides anatomic pathology services under the supervision of a pathologist.


• Performs gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens for microscopic examination, holding and transport/shipment, ensuring proper identification and accessioning.
• Prepares specimens for cytological studies and maintains surgical and medical cytology reports.
• Assists with fine needle aspirations performed in Radiology and physician offices.
• Prepares cases for and assists with the coordination of cancer conferences.
• Maintain all surgical and anatomic pathology policies and procedures.
• Actively involved in quality assurance program within the department.
• Other Duties as assigned


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

• Preferred Credential(s):
• Certified Clinical Pathologist credentialed from the American Society of              Clinical Pathologists.

• Graduate from AAPA approved program, NCCLS certified. Master's in Health      Science.

Work Experience:
• 2-5 years experience. 

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