Pathology Assistant Resume Samples

A Pathology Assistant is a well-trained health professional who offers anatomic pathology services under the supervision of a licensed, board-certified pathologist. A well-drafted Pathology Assistant Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – preparing, gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens; preparing of human postmortem examinations; instructing of anatomy and physiology, photography, and gross dissection skills, and gross pathology; procuring of samples for bio-specimen banking; performance of administrative, supervisory, budgetary, and other such duties as needed.

The most sought-after skills include the following – knowledge of accession, dissection, anatomical description, and histological sampling methods, and techniques; knowledge of pathology procedures, protocols, and techniques; the ability to follow procedures, regulations, and standards for the acquisition of human tissue specimens for research; and familiarity of chemical reagents and equipment used in pathology research. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited pathologist assistant program or a medical field.

Pathology Assistant Resume example

Pathology Assistant Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Pathology Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment in which your the company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excellent Communication, Multitasking, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Accurated measurement and collections during autopsies.
    2. Prepared all surgical and fluid specimens for histologic examination.
    3. Prepared patients and assisted with biopsies, needle aspirations, and post-mortem exams.
    4. Serviced and maintained county morgue.
    5. Kept the Procedures Manuals up to date and accurate.
    6. Maintained quality assurance by tracking daily lab activity to ensure accuracy.
    7. Possessed and maintained advanced knowledge of anatomy, anatomic pathology, and medical terminology.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    GED


    Pathology Assistant Resume

    Headline : As a Pathology Assistant position, responsible for Ensuring that Cytology specimens put in the Histology Overnight bin are delivered in a timely manner to the Cytology department for processing.

    Skills : MS Office, Planning Skills, Managing Skills.

    Description :

      1. Assisted surgical pathologist with grossing and frozen sections daily.
      2. Assisted radiologists with obtaining/processing ct and ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration specimens.
      3. Maintained, accessed, and processed surgical pathology tissues and cytology fluids.
      4. Prepared and stained slides and prepared blocks.
      5. Maintained clean and accurate logs and documentation on specimens and procedures.
      6. Trained New Pathology Assistants, writing an easy to use training manual for the department.
      7. Performed complex dissections on all surgical specimens.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor Degree


    Pathology Assistant Resume

    Headline : Highly motivated, experienced, and passionate candidate seeks to further a career in a Pathology Assistant position that can utilize my technical skills and management knowledge to benefit mutual growth and success.

    Skills : Microsoft Office, Time Management, Customer Service.

    Description :

      1. Assisted the surgical pathologist with daily grossing and frozen sections and assisting radiologists with fine needle aspiration procedures.
      2. Accessioned, maintained, and processed surgical pathology tissues and cytology fluids.
      3. Prepared and stained slides, prepared blocks.
      4. Created and maintained department records and logs.
      5. Answered phones, faxing reports, general administrative duties, word processing, typing, and office duties.
      6. Maintained professional and courteous relations with nurses, doctors, other hospital employees, and patients.
      7. Knowledgeable of and adherence to hazardous chemical handling, bio-hazardous materials, and universal precautions.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Pathology Assistant Resume

      Objective : As a Pathology Assistant position, responsible for Covering clerical coverage for the Pathology office as needed, Ensuring copier is in working order and has paper and ink.

      Skills : Planning Skills, Organizational Skills, Multitasking.

      Description :

        1. Understood and adhered to company/department policies and procedures.
        2. Demonstrated proficiency in advances gross dissection and dictation of complex surgical specimens.
        3. Demonstrated aptitude to assist in training and support grossing personnel at all levels.
        4. Possessed office and computer skills.
        5. Possessed disposition to tolerate proximity to and handling of human organs and tissue specimens.
        6. Used touch-screen computers in multiple capacities.
        7. Prioritized and organized responsibilities and multi-task.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Pathology Assistant Resume

                  Objective : As a Pathology Assistant, responsible for communicating respectfully and professionally in oral and written communication. Must interact respectfully and professionally with others. Fluency in English required, and also Collaborating with others to ensure that work processes and workflow meet organizational requirements.

                  Skills : Time Management Skills, Team Work, Training SKills.

                  Description :

                    1. Directed and supervised all areas of the Anatomic Pathology Lab and Autopsy Suite operations.
                    2. Performed all gross of surgical specimens from the main campus and all branch clinic operations.
                    3. Assisted with all frozen sections, special testing, photography of specimens, and FNA's.
                    4. Oversaw specimen collection, accessioning, and corrective actions and disposal of all surgical and cytological specimens.
                    5. Maintained regulatory compliance with CAP, JCHO, NAVMEDEAST and BUMED regulations in the Anatomic pathology section.
                    6. Trained new path assistants and writing an easy to use training manual for the dept and updating procedure manuals.
                    7. Provided assistance in the interpretation of histologic specimens and technical advice upon request.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  Bachelor Degree

                  Pathology Assistant Resume

                  Headline : As a Pathology Assistant position, responsible for Covering clerical coverage for the Pathology office as needed, Ensuring copier is in working order and has paper and ink.

                  Skills :  Patient Education, Teaching Skills, Multitasking, Record Maintenance SKills.

                  Description :

                    1. Summarized the patient history and laboratory analysis.
                    2. Handled the restoration and release of the body.
                    3. Performed gross description and dissection of human surgical specimens.
                    4. Served as an educator to residents, externs, and staff members.
                    5. Tracked all autopsy specimens according to established procedures.
                    6. Established tumor banking for future research projects.
                    7. Provided assistance to the pathology and cytology departments as needed to provide high-quality healthcare for our patients.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Pathology Assistant Resume

                  Objective : As a Pathology Assistant, responsible for Assisting in the preparation and performance of human surgical specimen dissection and gross description. Experience in Assuring appropriate specimen accessioning, obtains clinical history, lab data, x-rays, and scans when needed.

                  Skills :  Organizational Skills, MS office, Multitasking.

                  Description :

                    1. Supported pathologists in the performance of grossing and specimen handling.
                    2. Managed to select and identify tissue for microscopic study and determined appropriate fixative solutions in which tissue was being maintained.
                    3. Ensured specimens received from surgery in a timely manner.
                    4. Maintained Pathology assistant and proofread pathology reports in comparison to pathologist dissections and dictation.
                    5. Performed specialized procedures such as frozen sections and declassification.
                    6. Conducted daily inspection and preparation to meet relevant guidelines.
                    7. Performed all other duties as assigned by pathologists.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  Diploma In General

                  Pathology Assistant Resume

                  Objective : Seeking a Pathology Assistant position, responsible for coordinating and/or performing small and large gross descriptions and dissections of surgical and autopsy specimens. Experience in Instructing and monitoring the performance of clinical staff who grossly describes and dissects surgical biopsies and small grosses.

                  Skills : Supervising Skills,  Microsoft Work, Record Maintenance SKills.

                  Description :

                    1. Served a key role producing disease inoculums for a broad array of plant pathogens for this leading producer of hybrid seeds for agriculture.
                    2. Tested the viability of new corn varieties against pathogen infection, charting the progress of the disease.
                    3. Engaged in a variety of field-based tasks, including pollination and roguing.
                    4. Directly reported to the Chief of Pathology on a daily basis and providing accurate macroscopic examination aided in their diagnosis.
                    5. Achieved Pathologists' confidence in providing accurate macroscopic examination aided in their diagnosis.
                    6. Reduced overtime and provided accurate, error-free services of the highest level to maintain patient safety and integrity.
                    7. Assisted in post-mortem examination and pathology reports.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Pathology Assistant Resume

                  Objective : Hardworking, organized, Pathology Assistant professional with a proven background delivering sensible pathology technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

                  Skills : Team Work, Multitasking, MS office.

                  Description :

                    1. Performed all tasks associated with the gross technician and PAI.
                    2. Checked the proper submission of pathology specimens.
                    3. Maintained accession records necessary to confirm specimen identity while ensuring the correct fixation of the specimen received.
                    4. Assisted pathologists with frozen sections.
                    5. Performed gross dissection and accurately dictating the gross description of the specimen received.
                    6. Provided gross dissection education, assistance, and oversight to gross room technician, PA I in the gross room.
                    7. Ordered supplies, restocking, and maintaining the gross lab in accordance with the established guidelines of the department.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    G.E.D

                    Pathology Assistant Resume

                    Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Pathology Assistant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective pathology assistant and inspiration to those around me.

                    Skills : Record Maintenance Skills, Multitasking, MS Office.

                    Description :

                      1. Maintained records of equipment, frozen staining quality, and temperature logs in accordance with the requirements.
                      2. Managed gross specimen archive and proper disposal of specimens in accordance with pathology and safety department policies.
                      3. Ensured grossed samples are submitted for processing promptly and maintaining audit-able records of the submissions to the histology lab.
                      4. Functioned in the capacity of a professional pathologist assistant in an academic medical center.
                      5. Performed routine and highly specialized procedures that requires a very high level of technical skill and use of independent judgment. 
                      6. Assisted in histology and necropsy.
                      7. Prepared high quality grossing of specimens that will optimize pathology diagnosis.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Junior
                      Education
                      Education
                      High School Diploma