Mayo Clinic Pathology Assistant Job in Jacksonville, Florida

Department: Pathology Frozen Section

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: The hours of operation for the Frozen Section Lab is 7:30 a.m.

  • 6 p.m.

This position will cover other shifts as needed.

Responsibilities: Responsible for the 'Gross' examination of all routine tissues; processing frozen section specimens for the Pathologist; provides dissection assistance in the Frozen Section Laboratory after the case has initially been assessed by the Pathologist; primary prosector for autopsies, responsible for dissection and dictation for autopsy cases.

Qualifications: Graduate of an Approved Pathologists' Assistant Program or an equivalent of the Pathology Assistant-type of work experience.

ASCP board of registry certification and current with ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program.

Additional Qualifications: Must possess technical and operational knowledge of the Frozen Section Lab and pathology procedures for gross examination of all routine tissues.

Must have adequate use of both hands.

Must be able to distinguish color.

Must be able to work independently.

Must be able to handle contact with deceased patients.

Must be able to use a microscope and handle clinical instrumentation.

Must be able to tolerate exposure to chemical vapors from formaldehyde, acids, bases, and alcohol.

Must be able to tolerate (low level) exposure to Ionizing radiation, such as Technesium and Prostatic Seeds, (Gamma Radiation).

Must be able to tolerate exposure to microwaves.

Must be able to tolerate exposure to infection hazards such as blood borne pathogens and CJD.

Must be able to handle skin contact with solvents and other chemicals such as, cleanser, 10% bleach, and chemical reagents.

Must be able to work around machinery with moving parts.

Must be able to work with immunosuppressed patients, particularly CJD, and frozen section specimens.

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Exemption Status: Exempt

Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2860.00, based on a full-time position.

Hours/Pay Period: 80

Schedule Details: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.

  • 5 p.m.

Will cover other shifts as needed.

Recruiter: Amy Hoffman

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first.

We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States.

A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities.

The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment.

Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities.

Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S.

and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Clinical Labs and Research

Job Posting Number: 89141BR

Pathology Assistant Job