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Pathologist Assistant

Company: Ascension
Location: Southfield
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Are you looking for extra hours?  Join our Pathologist Assistants in Southfield!!

This is a PRN position with rotational shifts; may work holidays and/or weekends.

What You Will Do:

Provide anatomic pathology services under the supervision of a pathologist.

  • Perform gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens for microscopic examination, holding and transport/shipment, ensuring proper identification and accessioning.
  • Prepare specimens for cytological studies and maintain surgical and medical cytology reports.
  • Assist with fine needle aspirations performed in Radiology and physician offices.
  • Prepare cases for and assist with the coordination of cancer conferences. Supply instruction to pathology residents.
  • May assess and/or process frozen section laboratory specimens according to established histology laboratory policies.
  • May perform, under the direction of a pathologist, postmortem prosecution.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Pathologist Assistant credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of
      Certification (ASCP-BOC).


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:

PA(ASCP) certification and minimum 1 year experience required.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


Keywords: Ascension, Southfield , Pathologist Assistant, Other , Southfield, Michigan

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