Pathology Assistant
Sutter Health - San Francisco, CA

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Providing health care services to nearly 250,000 residents of eastern Contra Costa County, Sutter Delta Medical Center remains the community's only not-for-profit acute care hospital. Its comprehensive services include 24-hour emergency care, surgery, family centers, obstetrics, pediatrics, acute rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, occupational health, physical therapy, intensive care and coronary care. Cardiac catheterization, sports rehabilitation and home health services are also among the medical center's areas of specialized care.

The Pathology Assistant is the clinical and clerical assistant to the Pathologist. S/he is responsible for all specimen handling, accessioning and body fluid preparation. S/he is primarily responsible for preparation of pap smears, FNA's, and frozen sections for analysis by the Pathologist. Responsible for data entry of patient information, transcription and distribution of Pathology reports, and general operation of the AP computer system. The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of customer service and communication, involving answering telephones, sending letters, follow-up inquiries, and assisting other physicians and their office staff as appropriate. Coordinates activities and acts as resource person for training Lab Assistant when they are assisting in Pathology.

Qualifications

All postings are open to internal candidates only for the first 7 days.

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Successful completion of Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy and/or similar course preferred. Previous experience as a Pathology Assistant sufficient to demonstrate competency in a highly technical environment required. Experience in an acute care setting preferred. Previous specimen processing experience preferred. Working knowledge of basic pathology terminology required. Demonstrated knowledge of task appropriate criteria specific to age of clients served. Basic typing skills. Computer skills using Windows format preferable. Must demonstrate flexibility and ability to change tasks rapidly and frequently.

Primary Location

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California-San Francisco East Bay and Solano-Antioch

Organization

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Sutter Delta Medical Center

Employee Status

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Regular

Accepted Applications

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All Candidate Applications Accepted

Employment Incentive

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No

Employee Referral Bonus

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No

Benefits

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No

Position Status

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Contractual

Union

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Yes

Job Shift

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Day

Shift Hours

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8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled

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Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements

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None

Shift Start Time

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8:00 am

Shift End Time

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4:30 pm

Schedule

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On-Call

Hours Per 2wk Pay Period

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Variable

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