A Pathologist Assistant is a trained professional who assists the Pathologists in diagnosing diseases to determine the cause of illness or disease. The duties mentioned on the Pathologist Assistant Resume include – examining the tissue or samples, determining the purpose of the diagnosis under the direct supervision of the pathologist, examining and dissecting the tissues, preparing the tissues for the tests, and photographing specimens. The job description of these assistants in autopsy pathology may include tasks like – getting approval for an autopsy, reviewing the medical history of the deceased, and assisting in post-mortem examinations.
As the job duties differ based on the pathology setting, job applicants are expected to possess varying skill sets such as – knowledge of gross room pathology protocols and techniques, ability to do frozen sections; deep understanding of biological specimen disposition, and storage procedures; and familiarity with chemical reagents used in pathology research. The minimum level of education expected includes a degree in a related field and a licensure to work.
Prepared, and grossed many surgical pathology specimens, and ensured appropriate specimen accessioning.
Identified and corrected errors in accessioning.
Dissected and processed frozen section specimens for evaluation by the attending Pathologist.
Triaged of small and large surgical specimens.
Assisted in the training of surgical pathology and procedures to residents.
Direct interaction with pathologists, and Histotechnologists.
Ensured quality improvement and assurance activities.
Applied clinical history to present gross specimen.
Photographed many gross surgical specimens.
Sr. Pathologist Assistant Resume
Summary : Under the supervision of the Chairman, Department of Pathology, the Pathologist Assistant performs gross room and autopsy procedures using established and approved procedures and protocols. Performs procedures on specimens and patients of all ages.
Skills : Management, Organizing.
Assists the pathologist in preparing surgical and autopsy tissue specimens for diagnostic microscopic examination.
Demonstrates respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with all patients, families, visitors and other employees regardless of cultural background.
Performs initial examination and processing of pathology specimens.
Accessions biopsy and surgical specimens.
Assists with setting up for gross specimen conferences.
Assists pathologists, residents, and medical students in completing autopsies.
Assures morgue and cutting room are properly supplied and maintains inventory.
Jr. Pathologist Assistant Resume
Objective : Accomplished research professional with comprehensive experience in Oceanography, Geology and Ecology. Demonstrates technical proficiency in conducting cross-functional laboratory studies and spearheading high-volume field projects. Exhibits thorough attention to detail, implements effective problem-solving strategies, and utilizes complex software and technological machinery. Thrives in fast-paced conditions under rigorous deadlines, and works efficiently on both collaborative and independent assignments.
Skills : Procedural Development, Management.
Retrieves, inventories, tracks and files target tissue slides, then coordinates with clinical pathologists, study directors, clients and peer reviewed archives to organize and conduct pathology reports.
Performs various Histology processes including anatomical tissue grossing (defined by CAP), case intake and set-up, and microscopic specimen imaging.
Generates research tables and spreadsheets, using MS Excel VBA software program, to consolidate medical laboratory data and log all relevant documentation.
Prepares cases to be grossed-in by logging surgical pathology specimens in tissue laboratory, verifying tissue-examination forms for accuracy, and labeling specimen cassettes with appropriate accession numbers.
Utilizes technical writing skills to script programs for improved research efficiency and record-keeping, then generates development updates according to established Standard Operating Procedures.
Photomicrographs all processing specimens and performs Quality Control testing throughout imaging processes.
Identifies discrepancy cases to determine origin of variance, then actively participates in discrepancy resolution.
Pathologist Assistant I Resume
Objective : Accomplished administrative professional experienced in communications, annual budgets, fundraising, materials management, and event management. Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to work in a demanding self-directed work environment. Technically savvy. Excellent training and presentation skills. Proven success in building and sustaining relationships with donors, sponsors, and board members. Intelligent, articulate, and driven to succeed.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Account Management.
Worked with pathologist to create and implement strategic organizational goals.
Served as primary administrative support to pathologist in a clinical environment.
Exhibited confidentiality, accountability and professionalism with patient materials processing, tracking, and distribution.
Designed and implemented secure document tracking platform for patient material distribution.
Maintained database of 200 outside consultative physicians and their specialties.
Prepared correspondence, presentations, spreadsheets, documentation, surveys and scheduled pathologist monthly medical board seminars.
Designed, developed internal newsletter "The Vital Link" spot lighting employee and departmental accomplishments resulting in employee moral increase and informative.
Pathologist Assistant II Resume
Headline : Broad-based background in preclinical (GLP and Non-GLP) experimental studies including the histological and biocompatibility evaluation of human and animal tissues for assessment of safety for medical devices, biomaterials and regenerative medicine products; direct experience in design and implementation of preclinical studies from start-up through closeout.
Skills : Management, Organizing.
Performed pathological examination (gross and histological) on preclinical (GLP and Non-GLP) and GCP clinical studies pertaining to medical devices, such as bio-prosthetic conduits, bio-prosthetic heart valve, ureteral, endovascular grafts arterial/venous closure devices, coronary eluding stents, stem cell therapies and biomaterials.
Examined histological slides and prepared provisional and final reports under supervision of staff pathologist.
Participated in weekly and monthly meetings with sponsors and presented preliminary and final findings to study director/sponsors.
Attended and presented special cases of interest on monthly and annual pathology conferences.
Contributed in the preparation of GLP study protocols requested by sponsors.
Maintained and managed electronic and paper documentation pertaining to all GLP studies assigned in accordance with FDA regulatory guidelines.
Instructed and supervised the work activities of histology technician(s) assigned to a particular study.
Pathologist Assistant III Resume
Summary : Detailed-oriented and multitasking Professional Surgical Pathology Technician with extensive experience in a variety of fast-paced histology and surgical laboratory environments. Proficient in all aspects of the laboratory, including documentation and record maintenance while ensuring accuracy and patient confidentially.
Skills : Surgical And Histology, Laboratory Technician Accessioned.
Develops, reviews and revises procedures in anatomic pathology;
Ensures equipment is functioning properly;
Monitors environment, temperature, humidity, noise levels, etc.
Prepares all needed instruments, surfaces and containers for autopsies;
Provides statistical reports;
Provides training on occasion;
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate Pathologist Assistant Resume
Headline : Highly self-motivated, detail/goal-oriented, hands-on professional with excellent research potential. Possess a strong ability to actively contribute to the overall projects goals. Proficient in completing responsibilities for multiple assignments. Superb analytical and communication skills necessary to follow verbal and written instructions, including the ability to understand technical, medical and pharmaceutical terminology. Able to interact with all health care professionals in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Responsible for a complex, clinical laboratory procedures which require experience and specialized training which would otherwise be performed by a physician.
Supervises the Gross Room, the Frozen Section Area, and the morgue facilities.
Instructs residents and medical school students, under faculty supervision, as they dissect gross specimens.
Monitors the specimens as they arrive in the gross room and assigns the dissection of the specimens to the residents according to their level of expertise and their workload.
Performs routine gross dissection as necessary in consultation with the attending physician.
Aids in the selection of tissue for research and route them to the appropriate laboratory.
Conducts new employee orientation and training in autopsy techniques.
Pathologist Assistant/Analyst Resume
Objective : Provides technical assistance in the areas of anatomical pathology through application and instruction under the direction of a primary care physician.
Skills : MS Office, Management.
Supervises the maintenance of the autopsy/morgue facilities, equipment, disposable supplies, develop and implement policies affecting the autopsy/morgue service, update the Autopsy Service Procedural Manual, and the autopsy/morgue service portions of the Nursing Manual and the Hospital Policy & Procedures manual.
Prepares quarterly quality assurance reports, monthly workload summary reports, and month autopsy service call schedules.
Supervises the Sophomore Pathology Gross Specimen Museum, selects new specimens and ensures proper identification of each specimen.
Conducts speech and language screenings, without interpretation, and uses screening protocols developed by the Language, Speech, and Hearing Therapist; provides direct treatment assistance to students.
Follows and implements documented treatment plans or protocols;document student progress toward meeting established objectives and reports the information to the therapist.
Assists the therapist during assessments by assisting with documentation and performing clerical duties.
Prepares therapy material and/or equipment for use in therapy activities.
Lead Pathologist Assistant Resume
Summary : Provide assistance and support to the attending pathologists, resident / fellows, and other hospital staff. Primary duties center on the practice of pathology and involve assisting in the procurement and processing of surgical pathology specimens.
Skills : Management, Organizing.
Adapts or modifies instructional materials and/or equipment as determined by student needs and abilities.
Assists in maintaining student records, tallying data.
Prepares charts, records, graphs and reports.
Observes and reports significant behavioral patterns or other problems to the therapist.
Assists in maintaining appropriate behavior between activities.
Prepares various teaching materials such as charts, pictures, word lists, and other related items.
Maintains grossing room including supplies and materials. Performs frozen sections and h&e staining.
Pathologist Assistant Resume
Objective : Pathologist Assistant includes specimen receipt and accessioning, grossing, frozen sections, autopsy service, equipment maintenance, works with Tissue Core, touch imprint preparation, and assist with resident orientation.
Skills : Clinical and Technological knowledge.
Performs all duties related to preparation of surgical and autopsy specimens to be examined and reviewed by pathologist.
Lead Teach grossing room and morgue.
Responsible for the performance of all routine and special procedures performed on surgical and autopsy specimens in the section.
Consults with the manager and anatomic pathology director regarding compliance with regulatory standards and changes in the procedure and policies.
Participates in the fiscal and technical activities to ensure the operation of the section.
Performs and/or assist pathologists in the accessioning, dissection, description, and histologic sampling of a full range of anatomical specimens.
Performs frozen sections and other intra-operative consultations, within the established protocol and procedural parameters.
Participates in the accessioning and labeling of specimens, specimen storage and disposal, and the maintenance of reagents and equipment.