Salaried position based on experience and specific skills.
Internal Number: 1
We are seeking a 2nd Full-time Pathologists’ Assistant to join our private group of five board certified pathologists and one other PA in beautiful Rancho Mirage, CA. Coachella Valley Pathology Services, PA is located in Eisenhower Medical Center, a 517-bed acute care hospital near Palm Springs. Nestled between mountains on all sides, Coachella Valley offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic and world-class dining and shopping with year round recreational activities to include golf and tennis, hiking. San Diego, Los Angeles and the Pacific Coast are a 1.5-2 hour drive, and Las Vegas and Phoenix are a 4 hour drive. The ideal candidate is self- motivated, detail oriented and has great interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The histology lab and grossing area have recently undergone a renovation and three lab assistants perform accessioning duties and assist with cutting frozen sections and specimen photography.
Assure proper patient verification on specimens and ensure appropriate specimen accessioning.
Accurate and timely dictation and dissection of a complete range of specimens from simple biopsies to complex cancer resections.
Use of a tabletop band saw to cut bone specimens for a robust orthopedic surgery service.
Prepare tissue for intraoperative consultation and frozen section for pathologists
Obtain tissue for additional studies including flow cytometry, electron microscopy, and immunohistochemistry.
Utilize EPIC LIS system and Fluency dictation (transcription) system.
Days 8 hr (M-F 9-6pm)
No nights, weekends or on call required
Graduate of a NAACLS accredited Bachelors or Masters Degree Pathologists’ Assistant program
A certified Pathologists’ Assistant who is credentialed prior to 2010 without a Pathologists’ Assistant degree
A. (ASCP) certified
One year surgical pathology experience preferred, but new graduates are welcome to apply
Coachella Valley Pathology Services, PA is a private group of five board certified pathologists and two pathologists' assistants in beautiful Rancho Mirage, CA. We are located in Eisenhower Medical Center, a 517-bed acute care hospital near Palm Springs.