Pathologists' Assistant - Full Time - Days


Job Summary

Performs gross pathologic specimen dictation and dissection on any simple or complex surgical or autopsy specimens to include all relevant and necessary gross parameters required for specimen evaluation and classification. Works under the general direction of the Laboratory Medical Director, Laboratory Director and Laboratory Manager.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Applies knowledge in the handling of specimens from accessioning to final specimen stage.            
  • Performs complex postmortem examinations and surgical tissue specimen examination.            
  • Performs gross specimen gross photography as needed.            
  • Helps maintain Standard Operating Procedures, ordering or supplies and general maintenance of the morgue and gross room.            
  • Maintains up to date inventory and overall quality of morgue and gross room.            
  • Takes call as needed.            
  • Answers telephones, maintains logs/records, organizational skills. 
  • May assist with training new employees.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Graduate of a NYS approved Pathologists' Assistant training program or grandfathered training. 
  • Proficient with numbers, research information, time management, computerized databases, written and verbal communications.


  • Graduated from a NAACLS-accredited Pathologists' Assistant training program

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • NYS licensed Pathologists' Assistant or meets requirements to get this license within 1 year of on-boarding. 


  • ASCP board certification
  • NYS licensed Pathologists' Assistant


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  89462 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  8.00
FTE 1 
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $88,000-$142,000 Annually



Nearest Major Market: Utica