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Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) Pathologists' Assistant PRN in Denver, Colorado

Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemHourly Wage Estimate: $38.25 - $50.19/HourThe estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired.Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include yourspecific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison toother employees already in this role. Most candidates will start in the bottomhalf of the range.To learn more about the employee benefits that are available click .The HCA Physician Services Group (PSG) is the physician and practicemanagement solution for the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). PSGoperates more than 800 practices, 78 urgent care clinics, and partnerswith HCA's 165 hospitals to structure employed provider programs,professional service agreements, and joint ventures that offer thecommunities we serve high quality, cost effective care. We manage acollection of highly motivated healthcare professionals and innovative leaderswho are committed to excellence in every aspect of their career. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.The Pathologists' Assistant is a staff position responsible for assistingpathologists in performance of surgical pathology services. Under the generalsupervision of the pathologist, works independently when performingprofessional duties associated with examination and/or preparation of thesurgical pathology specimens.DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Responsible for the organization of and efficiency of workflow processesin the frozen section and gross examination areas. Triage specimen received from surgery; dictate gross findings onselected specimen using appropriate terminology; refer tissue sections formicroscopic review by Pathologist or Resident. Select and identify tissue for microscopic study; determine properfixative solutions in which tissue will be maintained. Perform specialized procedures such as frozen sections anddecalcification; maintain and coordinate specimen and records forspecialized procedures using appropriate protocols; submit request forspecial histological procedures and special stains when appropriate. Maintain records of surgical pathology specimen dissections anddictation; assist in the compilation of reports for surgical pathology;label and store gross tissue specimen. Photograph specimen samples as appropriate for use in instruction anddocumentation. Perform photo microscopy on cases considered forinterdepartmental conferences or for teaching purposes; maintain completeand accurate records of all gross and microscopic photographs.QualificationsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES - This position requires the followingminimum requirements: Basic knowledge of human anatomy, macro-surgical techniques, andgeneral laboratory skills. Understanding of safety and infection control requirements of position,including the use of all medical and surgical instruments and equipmentsrequired by the work. Demonstrated ability to obtain and prepare tissue for evaluation,provide assistance to the pathologist in a timely and quality manner. Also inhow to prepare and respond to preparing and cutting frozen specimens. Ability to communicate clearly. Proficiency in preparing and maintaining records. Use of electron communication tools and software. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships withstaff and the general public. Skill in identifying and resolving problems. Ability to create a clinic atmosphere which encourages motivation,innovation, and high performance.EDUCATION Bachelor's degree from an accredited Pathologist Assistant programpreferred; Masters preferred.We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.NoticeOur Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility withinyour career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During therecruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial orpersonal information (Social Security Number, credit card or

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