Physician - Pathology

Sayre, PA

Specialty Pathology
Profession Physician

Guthrie Medical Group is seeking a Pathology Assistant to join its practice

Excellent physicians and advanced practitioners choose Guthrie because of a shared commitment to our community and to each other. The Guthrie Clinic was founded on the principle that people in small towns deserve the same access to high quality medical care as those in big cities. Non-profit and physician-led, we deliver on that promise through an integrated health care delivery system caring for patients across the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Our focus on our patients and quality care has never wavered.  

Were glad you are interested in joining our team.   We would love to speak with you more about our opportunity.  Please reach out to Kristin Raupers via email at Kristin.Raupers@guthrie.org or by phone at 570-887-6490.

At Guthrie you can work in an environment that is supportive both professionally and personally. The successful candidate will work with a team of 5 pathologists, 2 pathologists assistants and 1 pathology technician. The work is designed to achieve a positive work-life balance. Mentoring is available.

 

As with any knowledge-based industry, Guthrie recognizes that people are our most precious resource. Therefore, our chief goal is to attract physicians and mid-level providers who appreciate the idea of working on a team; who enjoy being surrounded by extraordinary colleagues who are all interested in providing the very best patient care possible.

 

Highlights of the Position

Under the supervision of a Pathologist or Lab Medical Director, assists in the preparation and performance of human surgical specimen dissections, performance of human postmortem examinations, if necessary, and assists the Pathologists in the implementation and monitoring of the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program in Anatomic Pathology.

 

  • Assures appropriate specimen accessioning, by assisting processors or grossing technicians with correct specimen definitions
  • Ensures that Pathology is knowledgeable of clinical history, laboratory data, x-rays, and scans when indicated
  • Describes gross anatomic features and dissecting surgical specimens-details using dictation or voice recognition systems
  • Prepares tissue for microscopic examination including preparation of frozen sections and permanent sections for light, electron, and immunofluorescent microscopy
  • Obtaining biological specimens for analysis (bacterial and viral cultures, toxicological material, etc.) and performing special techniques as directed by the Pathologist
  • Photographing all pertinent specimens and microscopic slides as directed by the Pathologist
  • Collates and reports at Laboratory or Medical conferences the Pathology Quality Program results
  • Performs special quality investigations as requested
  • Assists in the organization and coordination of Anatomic Pathology
  • Assures that the pathology information system is up to date with nomenclature and descriptions and correctly associated with billing
  • Oversees the procedures and policies within the gross cutting room
  • Other duties at times may be assigned by Laboratory Medical Director

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

A candidate/graduate of an American Association of Pathologist' Assistants (AAPA)/NAACLS educational program. If candidate is

eligible to sit for the AAPA Fellowship Examination or is certified, this would be preferred.

Experiences Pathologist Assistant preferred; new grads will be accepted.

 

Guthrie has established expectations for every provider at Guthrie, based on our core values of patient centeredness, teamwork, and excellence. We provide support and mentoring in addition to opportunities for pursuing individualized career paths within the organization. If you are a Pathology Assistant who shares our vision, we would like to talk with you