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Westwood, California
United States

Pathologists' Assistant


Are you looking to receive the respect and recognition your unique expertise deserves? Do you want to experience greater professional challenges? Ready to make a difference with a world-renowned health leader?

You can at UCLA Health.

As a Pathologists' Assistant at UCLA Health Pathology Outreach, you will be responsible for the description, dictation, photographing and grossing of specimens. You will also assist with accessioning and provide guidance to other Laboratory staff to ensure prompt and appropriate specimen processing.

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles' trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you're looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science degree and:
Be Certified by ASCP as a Pathologists' Assistant or be certification eligible
Meet CLIA requirements for high complexity testing
Possess proficient dissection and dictation skills with surgical pathology specimens
Have working knowledge of all laboratory safety protocols
Be able to identify when equipment is not functioning properly and take appropriate action
Possess strong organizational, interpersonal, customer service and computer (LIS, HIS) skills
Be able to work independently
Be flexible