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Pathologist Assistant

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Reno, NV, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

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Job Description

Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

You put the pro in medical laboratory professional. You’ve got problem-solving instincts, a passion for patient care, and the technical training to deliver quality results. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our front line of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions.

Our practice consists of 3 full time and 3 per diem pathologists, and covers a wide area throughout Northern Nevada and Northeastern California. The laboratory receives a wide variety of hematopathology and solid tumor cases, as well as biopsies, including head & neck, GYN, breast, lung, GI, GU, derm specimens, etc.

With a population of over 235,000, Reno is the largest city in Northern Nevada and boasts a rich history. We are nestled on the eastern slope of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains in an area called the Truckee Meadows, at an elevation of 4505 feet. Reno has a proud and strong community, supporting local farmers, small business owners, and one another.

Location: Western Pathology Consultants, Reno, NV

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: 11 am - 7:30 pm

Full-time: Benefit Eligible

New graduates welcome to apply!

In this role, you will:

  • Perform a vital part of the patient care process through preparation, gross description, and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens
  • Recognize when corrective action is needed and implement effective solutions
  • Work in a fast-paced laboratory environment with biological and chemical hazards
  • Champion safety, compliance, and quality control

All you need is:

  • Bachelor of Science or Masters Pathologists' Assistant program from a NCCLS accredited institution
  • 1 year of laboratory experience grossing all tissue types from simple to complex is preferred
  • Certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists BOC
  • Strong reading, writing, and analytical skills
  • Ability to operate general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computers, microscopes, and audible alarms.

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement, with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we’re a community!


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We also want you to know:

This role will have routine access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality, as well as abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when it is required to fulfill job duties.

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Western Pathology Consultants

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