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Pathologist Assistant

Job ID: 95920 Date posted: May 28, 2019

  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Copley Lab-Pathology
  • Laboratory Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time


The Pathologist Assistant performs gross dictation of surgical specimens to include large organ, and all small tissue types.

The Sharp Pathology Core Lab facility is the testing site for more Esoteric Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Testing.  The Core Laboratory performs primarily Esoteric Immunology, Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostic testing for the entire Sharp HealthCare system and is operational 24 hours per day/7 days per week.  We are proud to have a team of very committed and highly performing employees!   Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, professional growth, flexible scheduling and work/life balance.   Take your career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!


Qualified candidates may be eligible for relocation reimbursement up to $2,000.00


This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County


8-hour day shifts; 10:00 am - 6:30 pm; including weekends as needed

This is a Full Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree AND must have or be eligible for ASCP certification as a Pathologists’ Assistant – PA(ASCP)
  • ASCP must be obtained within 6 months of start date
  • One year recent experience grossing complex level 2C specimens
  • Preparation, gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens and of human postmortem examinations

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Two or more years’ experience grossing simple (1, 2A and 2B) and complex (2C) cases

Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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