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Pathologist Assistant

Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon's only public academic health center. As a major regional referral center, OHSU has a varied and challenging caseload. The surgical pathology lab processes over 43,000 surgical specimens per year. The Department of Pathology has a collegial faculty, AP/CP residency program, a post-sophomore fellowship program, and five post-graduate fellowship programs. We are supported by excellent molecular genetic laboratories and a state-of-the-art core laboratory. OHSU offers a variety of collaborative research opportunities and is home to the Knight Cancer Institute, an international leader in research and cancer treatment.
This position is under the overall supervision of the Department Chair, and the direct supervision of the Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology. The appointee shall provide services, as assigned by the supervisor, in furtherance of the university's missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
The duties include:

  • Manage tissue handling and most other activities in the gross pathology facilities in Surgical Pathology;

  • Assume varied responsibilities for gross dissection, description and case management, depending on resident staffing levels;

  • Ensure that most urgent cases are handled first and special studies are properly handled;

  • Maintain tissue banking and databases, coordinate with study coordinators, operating rooms and Biolibrary and Knight Tissue Bank lab;

  • Direct maintenance and technical operations of frozen sections areas;

  • Provide instruction, training and supervision to residents, student fellows, and PA students in gross dissection, dictation, frozen section preparation and gross pathology;

  • And perform other activities, as needed.

  • Qualified applicants will have graduated from an AAPA certified program and have passed the ASCP certification test. y

  • Strong candidates will also demonstrate an aptitude for teaching, excellent professional interpersonal and communication skills, and competency in current laboratory and office technology.

    Short duration position.
    Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.
    Recruitment ID: 2023-22564
    External Company Name: Oregon Health & Science University
    External Company URL: dturner
    Street: Marquam Hill
    Job Type: Faculty
    Posting Pay: Commensurate with experience
    Posting FTE: 1.00
    HR Mission: School of Medicine
    Drug Testable: Yes

Keywords: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland , Pathologist Assistant, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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