• Pathologist Assistant

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  • Overview

    The Pathology Department at St. Jude Children's Research has an open Pathologist Assistant.  The Pathologists' Assistant (PA) is responsible for the preparation, gross examination and dissection of tissue/fluid specimens for histologic and cytologic examination by a pathologist and will take an advanced role in the performance of post-mortem examinations. The PA assists the pathologist in intraoperative consultations including frozen sections. The PA manages the morgue and the pathology fixed tissue archives. Under the supervision of Medical Director-Anatomic Pathology, the PA is responsible for the assigned shift as scheduled and may work under the guidance of Faculty pathologists and the Manager-Anatomic Pathology.


    Our Pathology department consists of 9 Pathologists, 1 Pathologist Assistant, 3,400 surgical blocks annually, ~20 autopsies annually, and various departmental residents rotating throughout the year.  


    Position will be Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm with Rotating on call for autopsy service which includes weekends and holidays.  


    Minimum Education

    Bachelor's degree required

    Master's degree preferred

    Minimum Experience

    Minimum three (3) years' experience as a Pathologist Assistant; experience can be waived if a graduate from NAACLS accredited Pathologist Assistant Program

    Exam eligible new graduates welcome to apply

    Other Credentials

    PA(ASCP): Certification as a Pathologists' Assistant by the ASCP Board of Certification required

    PA(ASCP) which is renewable every three years

    EEO Statement

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