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HJF is seeking a Pathologist’s Assistant to support the Clinical Breast Care Project (CBCP) located in Anne Arundel County. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CBCP.
This position is responsible for routine surgical gross dissection in addition to the collection, archiving and transfer of fresh tissue and blood specimens for research. Assists in the administering of activities required for a successful tissue bank repository. Reports directly to the Head Pathologist, CBCP.
CBCP Research Activities:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge and expertise in working with breast related specimens. Knowledge of basic laboratory equipment and supplies; ability to follow detailed instructions; ability to handle multiple tasks. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master’s degree as a Pathology Assistant from an accredited program. AAPA Fellow/eligible.
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years laboratory experience preferred
Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week). No holidays.
Physical Capabilities: Sustained standing; handling chemical solutions
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Certified Pathologists’ Assistant (ASCP)
Work Environment: Laboratory environment
Background: Eligibility to obtain Common Access Card (CAC) clearance.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.