Pathologists' Assistant

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7200927 (Ref:10024188)

Posted: May 20, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this position is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

Exciting Surgical Pathology Opportunity: Pathologists’ Assistant

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.

Explore the dynamic realm of a full-time Pathologists' Assistant in the surgical pathology department, where your schedule spans from 12:30 pm to 9 pm across five days, offering 40 impactful hours of work. Under the mentorship of the Pathologists' Assistant Manager, you'll delve into essential tasks such as examining surgical specimens for critical diagnoses, perfecting autopsy prosection techniques, and engaging in the art of photography.

Prepare to assume a crucial role by handling specimen preparation for fixation and embedding, conducting cutting-edge frozen section procedures, and actively participating in a wide array of departmental activities. Your journey within this role will involve diverse responsibilities, from providing patient services and contributing to groundbreaking research to inspiring teaching initiatives and crafting innovative technical procedures.

This role welcomes recent graduates offering an unparalleled opportunity to gain hands-on experience and essential skills under the seasoned guidance of certified professionals. Join us on this thrilling journey filled with continuous learning, meaningful contributions, and substantial professional growth!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Accession surgical specimens in the laboratory information system (LIS)
  • Process and gross surgical specimens
  • Perform quality control and quality assurance.
  • Perform routine and complex autopsies.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pathologist Assistant Studies
  • 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.


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:#7200927 (Ref:10024188)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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