Job Description

Payroll Title:
PATHOLOGY AST 4
Department:
Pathology Lab
Hiring Pay Scale
$37.79 - $61.97 / Hour
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Sunday - Saturday

#126524 Pathologist Assistant III / IV

Extended Review Date: Wed 2/28/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

DESCRIPTION

Performs all duties in a manner consistent with current laboratory safety standards, in support of, and under the direction of the section supervisor and attending pathologist. Applies knowledge of anatomic pathology concepts, and industry practices to: perform gross description and dissection of simple and complex surgical specimens, prepare and select tissue for histological examination and ancillary testing, photograph specimens, assist with frozen section services and intraoperative consultations, teach pathology dissection techniques to medical residents and PA students, perform postmortem examinations as needed, assist in clean-up and maintenance of laboratory, and perform other duties as needed.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Pathology Asst III or Pathology Asst IV.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Completion of a two-year Pathologists' Assistant program (NAACLS accredited).

  • A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.

  • Current ASCP Board certification.

  • Experience and proven success with advanced knowledge in pathology theory and industry best practices.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with residents.
  • Academic medical center.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must pass physical and TB test.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $101,200 - $192,200 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $48.47 - $92.05

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free environment. Employees may be subject to drug screening.

Application Instructions

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