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361543 Pathology Laboratory As

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
The Pathology Laboratory Associate is responsible to provide administrative and non-technical support for Anatomic Pathology Services. She/He acts as liaison for patients, clinicians, and their office staff regarding test request procedures, material acquisition, and report distribution, with a focus on customer service and the performance improvement goals of the department. The Pathology Lab Associate assists the Pathologists Assistants and Pathologists with the daily operation of the surgical pathology gross room, and is responsible for the maintenance of gross room equipment in accordance with established procedures. Works closely with the Pathologists to maintain proper workflow in the Pathology office.Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:¢ Perform electronic registration of laboratory outreach specimens. This includes verification of required demographic, insurance and physician information, and, when necessary, contacting physicians offices, insurance companies, patients and other hospital departments to obtain missing information.¢ Retrieve, process and package slides and reports for outside consultations or second opinion as requested by pathologists, clinicians, or patients, including cases for litigation. Maintain accurate tracking records for material location and consultation report status.¢ Prepare slides, reports, clinical history, and other related documents for presentation by the pathologists at Tumor Board, Breast Conference and other hospital committees as required.¢ Answer phone calls with courtesy and professionalism. Maintain positive customer service at all times, referring any unresolved issues to the AP supervisor if necessary.¢ Process incoming reports from reference labs and outside consultation facilities, including typing of addendums, accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner.¢ Collect, triage, accession, and safeguard surgical, cytology, and dermatopathology specimens in accordance with established protocols and regulatory standards.¢ Responsible for the overall maintenance and function of gross room instrumentation and supplies.

• Advanced medical or science courses - required \n• College course work in Allied Health, Life Science, or Laboratory Science is a plus\n• Associate's degree - Preferred\n\nRelated Work Experience\n• Two (2) to four (4) years experience in a healthcare-related setting required\n• Five (5) to eight (8) years experience in a clinical laboratory setting will be considered in lieu of advanced coursework.\n• Experience with Cerner Millennium LIS - preferred\n• Experience with EPIC HIS - preferred\n\nSpecialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements: \n• Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel\n• Strong organizational, customer service, and communication skills\n• Proven ability to multi-task in a fast- paced environment\n• Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively\n• Must have a strong positive work ethic.

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Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-23

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Penn Medicine
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