Pathologist Assistant - Surgical Pathology

City of Hope

Irvine, CA

Job posting number: #7195194 (Ref:10023842)

Posted: December 20, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $49.75 - $79.59 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Pathologist Assistant – Surgical Pathology

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Join our team at City of Hope as a Pathologist Assistant, where you will play a critical role in the examination and preparation of surgical specimens! Your responsibilities include receiving, examining, and processing specimens for diagnosis, as well as assisting in autopsy prosection and photography. You'll also prepare specimens for fixation and embedding and perform frozen section procedures. Additionally, you will actively participate in various departmental activities, including patient services, research, teaching, and technical procedure development. Your contributions are vital to advancing our diagnostic capabilities and providing exceptional patient care!  CLICK HERE to learn more about the Lennar Foundation Cancer Center.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Perform processing and grossing of surgical specimens for anatomic pathology.
  • Perform routine and complex autopsies.
  • Accession of surgical specimens in the laboratory information system
  • Assist with duties related to surgical pathology and autopsy services.
  • UseEpic Beaker LIS(highly preferred)

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pathologist Assistant studies
  • 0-1 year of experience as a certified Pathologist Assistant in an anatomic pathology laboratory
  • ASCP / AAPA Pathologist Assistant certification or must be ASCP/AAPA Pathologist Assistant certified within 6 months of hire date.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.


Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $49.75 - $79.59 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7195194 (Ref:10023842)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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