SURGICAL PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    4077 Fifth Avenue
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

As a nationally recognized health system, Scripps Health is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Through collaboration and innovation, our healthcare professionals lead the frontier in caring for our community. With a culture centered around teamwork, each laboratory site serves as a resource of support for each other, setting our laboratories as the benchmark for standardization. In our supportive environment, our Pathology Assistants are always learning and training in different sections of pathology, while maintaining accuracy with high volume of processing.

The Pathology Assistant is assigned technical assistance duties in histology. Duties will include specimen accessioning, specimen distribution, staining, cover slipping and repair of histology slides, histology sectioning of frozen tissue, assisting Pathologists with photography, knowledge of protocols for special handling of surgical specimens, maintaining slide files and records, monitoring/ordering of supplies and maintaining work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.

This is a casual/per diem position with day shift and varied days.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Detail oriented
  • Legible penmanship
  • Basic computer skills, especially data
  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Background in science
  • Two years laboratory experience
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.