Sanford Health Pathologists Assistant - Histology in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Pathologists Assistant | Histology | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Histology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Performs gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens. Must utilize critical and independent judgement in decision-making and problem-solving. Works under the direction and supervision of a Pathologist.


Discusses key concepts of normal and pathological anatomy and physiology. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. Seeks opportunities to help others learn as teacher, coach, and mentor. Understands medical terminology and code of ethics associated with the industry. Works with common health information concepts and terminology.


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Department consists of 11 Pathologists with subspecialties in Hematopathology, Cytopathology, Dermatopathology and expertis in the fields of Breast, GI, GYN, Genitourinary pathology. 4 Pathologist Assistants, 8 Pathology Technicians, and approximately 55,000 cases per year. Gross dissections performed by pathology assistants. This position is a full time position of 80 hours per two week pay period working between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. No on-call, weekend or holiday requirements.

  • No autopsies

  • Safe, clean community

  • Low crime

  • Strong public and private schools

  • International airport

  • Located 45 minutes from the Lakes Country of Minnesota and within 4 hours driving of Minneapolis, MN and Winnipeg, MB.


  • Largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities in nine states.

  • Sanford Health includes 45 hospitals, 289 clinic locations and 1,400 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine.

  • Denny Sanford’s gifts of nearly $700 million are making possible the implementation of several initiatives including global children’s clinics, multiple research centers and finding cures for type 1 diabetes and breast cancer.


  • Over 840 clinicians

  • Licensed Beds: over 660

  • Service population: 1 Million


  • Largest hospital in North Dakota

  • Largest employer in Fargo

  • Primary teaching institution for the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

  • Region’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center

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Applicant should possess an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) approved laboratory certification as a Pathologists' Assistant or applicant must be registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within 12 months of employment. (Due to changes within the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), employees practicing under the guidance of a licensed Pathologist prior to 2010 are grandfathered.) Master's Degree in Pathologists' Assistant required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req31011