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COMPETITION #: 2019-40859 External
BARGAINING UNIT: Medical Science Professionals
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: Surgical Pathology
FACILITY: Saint John Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Pathologist Assistant
CLASSIFICATION: Pathology Assistant (PA01)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Statutory Holidays, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $27.73 to $34.77 per hour
JOB PURPOSE: The Pathologist Assistant performs a variety of anatomical pathology services under the direction of a medically qualified Pathologist.
Graduate from a recognized Master's program for Pathologist Assistant, or an equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the Canadian Association of Pathologists.
Must be registered and in good standing with the Canadian Association of Pathologists.
Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
Ability to perform the duties of the position.
Good work record.
Written and spoken competence in English is required.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:The Pathologist Assistant is responsible for:
Handling, preparing, dissecting and gross examination of surgical and autopsy tissues
Description and dictation of findings as well as selection and submission of tissues for pathological diagnosis by the Pathologist
Participating in the development of protocols and overseeing inventory management of the gross room.
Provide guidance, training and orientation to other laboratory personnel, students and healthcare professionals
Related and allied duties may be assigned as necessary to the operation of the service.
Employees are responsible to be aware of and understand Horizon's Terms of Employment: http://skyline/EmploymentBenefits/Pages/Terms-of-your-Employment-.aspx
COMPETENCIES:Competencies identified by Horizon Health Network:
Attention to Detail
Planning and Prioritizing Work
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by September 25, 2019.
NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Please quote Competition # 2019- 40859 -External . Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.