Sanford Health Pathologists Assistant - Lab - Anatomic Pathology in Bismarck, North Dakota

Job Title: Pathologists Assistant | Lab - Anatomic Pathology | Bismarck

City: Bismarck

State: North Dakota

Department : Lab - Anatomic Pathology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsibilities will include:

• Gross description and complete dissection of surgical specimens

• Selection and submission of tissue sections for microscopic examinations

• Perform frozen sections under the supervision of the Pathologist

• Oversee all aspects of the grossing process including the development of standardized procedures or templates

• Assure proper handling of all specimens in the Anatomic Pathology laboratory, including review of relevant clinical information and imaging studies when appropriate

• Assist in certain specialized procedures or projects as designated by the Pathologist

• Triage specimens for tissue banking, ancillary tests and special projects

• Specimen photography

• Maintain complete and accurate records of all gross and microscopic photographs

• Assist with conference preparation as needed

• Provide assistance with maintaining and updating current departmental policies, procedures and manuals

• Serve as a resource both within the department and to external hospital departments for specimen handling, correct orders, and general information about Anatomic Pathology

• Display a professional demeanor and positively interact with the clinical and professional community


The Sanford Health Pathology Group is seeking a full time, Pathologist Assistant (PA) to join our department. Our team is a hospital-based group and currently consists of six pathologists, one pathologists’ assistant and one pathology technician working in a professional and welcoming environment. Workload consists of 17,000+ cases annually.


This position is a full time position of 40 hours a week working primarily on the day shift. No on-call, weekends or holidays.


• Must have a Master’s degree as a Pathologists’ Assistant and be ASCP certified

• Minimum of 1 year experience in surgical pathology preferred

• Experience working with a wide variety of specimens, including highly complex specimens, in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong organizational skills

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City: Bismarck

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req18024