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Temp Pathologist’s Assistant
  • Location: Overland Park, KS
  • Type: Travel/Temp
  • Job #15715

Lighthouse Lab Services is the leading provider of clinical laboratory personnel. Currently, we are working with a reference laboratory near Overland Park, KS that is looking for a Pathologist's Assistant to join their team.

The certified Pathology Assistant helps in the interpretation of histologic specimens, and technical advice upon request. Performs complex postmortem examinations and autopsies on received tissue specimens within the histology laboratory, and gross dissections of all surgical specimens.? 

Available Shift:
Monday-Friday 4PM-12:30AM

Position Overview:

  • Composes the clinical history, recording the macroscopic anatomic findings, and submitting tissue sections for microscopic examination of all surgical pathological specimens. 

  • Perform and document equipment maintenance as needed. 

  • Record equipment log data in an accurate and timely manner. 

  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies. 

  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures. 

  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, analysis and reporting. 

  • Document problems that may affect test performance and perform corrective actions when needed. 

  • Perform everyday duties related to examinations and dissections for routine and complex surgical specimens. 

  • Provide assistance in the interpretation of histologic specimens and technical advice upon request. 

  • Research, troubleshoot, and resolve histology related inquiries and problems within the laboratory. 

  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and procedures.? 

  • Ensure a professional environment is maintained.? 

  • Maintain high ethical standards and integrity in performing the assigned duties.? 

Candidate Profile:

  • B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, PA program, or related field? 

  • PA(ASCP) preferred 

  • Completion of NAACLS-accredited Pathologists’ Assistant program? 


  • Competitive Hourly Rate (Based on experience)

About Us: 

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories. 

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance. 

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-334-1658 | lighthouselabservices.com 

#VT Job ID: 15715

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