University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a member of the University of Maryland Medical System , a multi-hospital system with academic, community, and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. At UM SJMC in Towson, Maryland, you can fit your job around your life. You’ll find a tremendous variety of departments and units to choose from, and great managers and physicians to work with. At UM-St. Joseph, nurses and allied health professionals enjoy all of the advantages of working in a smaller, close-knit community hospital, located just north of Baltimore City.
UM SJMC is seeking a Pathology Assistant II - PT/Evenings to provide comprehensive analysis and processing of all surgical specimens in an organized and systematic manner according to departmental policy and standards.
Consistently utilizes appropriate record keeping and participates in accurate filing and maintenance of records. Consistently and professionally procures and processes all documents for the performance of autopsy and fetal disposition.
Consistently uses cryostat correctly and is able to section tissues, stain and mount a properly labeled slide for frozen section.
Concisely and accurately examines the specimen and dictates the gross description following a standardized protocol. Consistently takes the appropriate sections according to specimen type using previously established guidelines. Accurately performed additional steps on tissue as dictated by tissue, clinical history, pre-op diagnosis, and / or tissue type, i.e., flow cytometry, touch preps, margins, and cytology correlation.
Experience and Skills