Location: Will work at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Position Summary: Pathologist Assistants prepare surgical specimens by examination and dissection for diagnosis by pathologists. Works with frozen section tissue and intraoperative consultation requests.
Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
Obtains and reviews the patient’s chart and other clinical data.
Performs frozen sections and other intra-operative consultations.
Ensures appropriate specimen accessioning, pertinent clinical information and studies.
Performs dissection, description, and histological sampling of a full range of surgical specimens.
Photographs all pertinent gross specimens.
Creates manifests and requisitions required for BRL/GenPath processing.
Degree or certificate in a pathologists’ assistant program that is NAACLS accredited.
ASCP Pathologists’ Assistant certification.
New York State Pathologists’ Assistant license
Experience with complex resections (i.e. colon resections, mastectomies, etc.)
Experience working with frozen section tissue samples
Internal Number: BRL-19-4644
About BioReference Laboratories
BioReference is the third largest full service clinical diagnostic laboratory in the U.S. providing testing and related services to physician offices, clinics, hospitals, long term care facilities, employers, governmental units and correctional institutions. We offer a comprehensive test list focusing on molecular diagnostics, anatomical pathology, genetics, and women’s health. Moreover, through its GeneDx subsidiary, BioReference has an international presence in more than 50 countries around the world.
Our client retention is unparalleled in the industry because we are much more than just the provider of quality diagnostics. We have grown primarily as a result of our differentiating business model which is both physician-centric – providing superior service and support – and clinically relevant – providing innovative and disruptive technology to improve patient outcomes. What makes us different from other labs is the added value we bring through personal attention and professional support and the effort we make to understand our clients’ needs. Our success comes from helping clinicians deliver premium services to the patients in their care – through a full menu of cost–consciou...s testing options and cutting edge technologies with clinically–relevant results, all in a medically and fiscally responsible manner.
In addition, BioReference has pioneered the development of business solutions for our clients, providing data and analytics to help them operate at their fullest potential.
The Laboratory services multiple markets through several specialized business units, each with its own dedicated sales team and highly-trained support personnel. These include women’s health, oncology, genetics and a lab division focused exclusively on the nation’s expanding Spanish-speaking populations.