Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Health Sciences from a NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences) accredited Pathologist's Assistant training program and ASCP (or eligible) required. Must be able to meet any current NYS Department of Health and Education Department requirements for licensing for the specific discipline of Pathologists Assistant.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: This individual will assist with coordination of all activities and workflow associated with the gross room. Provide technical and administrative support to ensure proper handling of all tissue specimens received in Anatomic Pathology, perform gross cutting room techniques, photography, record keeping/accessioning, processing of patient tissue specimens. Will assist in the compliance of Surgical Pathology in the Laboratory Quality Assurance Plan; collect and help to evaluate data required for monitors. Recommend purchases of capital equipment. Assist with budget; prepare written and oral reports; prepare section for inspection by outside agencies.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.