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Pathologists' Assistant - Overland Park, KS Travel - (Contract-to-Hire, 1st Shift, High Pay!)

  • Location: Overland Park, Kansas
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #3491

Do you have a Bachelor of Science in Pathology or a related degree and at least a year of Grossing experience?  Are you looking to get a foot in the door and grow within a Global Life Science & CRO Leader? This Pathologists' Assistant role could be the perfect next step in your career path!

We're looking for a passionate Pathologists' Assistant that wants to play a key role in providing the highest integrity, respect and quality medical laboratory services for patients. You'll have an opportunity to work with the largest clinical trials and diagnostic company in the world, learning cutting edge techniques and processes and best practices to help propel your expertise! This role is a contract-to-hire opportunity that's 1st shift, Monday – Friday, from 10:00 am – 6:30pm.

What You'll Do:

The Pathologists' Assistant conducts examinations and dissections for both routine and complex surgical specimens, provides assistance and technical advice in the interpretation of histologic specimens, and researches and troubleshoots histology-related inquiries and issues within the laboratory. The Pathologists' Assistant role will include additional aspects such as:

  • Perform complete dissection, gross description, selection and submission of tissue for microscopic examination and special studies following departmental guidelines.
  • Follow the laboratory's procedure for specimen handling and processing.
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and procedures.
  • Assist other areas rotations within the department with specified assignments in a timely manner after the assigned job has been completed.
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and work to correct or report the problem.
  • Maintain high ethical standards and integrity in performing the assigned duties.

What You'll Bring:

  • BS in Pathology, Biology, Chemistry or related degree from an accredited college/university.
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Certification is preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum 1 year of Grossing experience.
  • Solid computer knowledge and comfort. 
    • Programs used include Vantage, Copath M and Dragon (experience in these systems not required).
  • Completion of a NAACLS accredited PA program a bonus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste management.
  • Knowledge of personal protection measures and blood borne pathogens.

Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Andie Veach directly at

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