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HJF is seeking a Pathology Assistant to support the John P. Murtha Cancer Center located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the John P. Murtha Cancer Center.
Responsible for performing biospecimen collection in support of multiple Murtha Cancer Center research protocols. Performs 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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of health care and patient care; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain accurate and complete files on patients; ability to perform complex patient care procedures
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Master's degree in health care science; must have ASCP Certification
Minimum Experience: Graduate of Pathologist Assistant Program;1 year minimum experience as a Pathologists’ Assistant
Physical Capabilities: Requires long periods of standing; may require lifting and bending to assist patients
Work Environment: Clinical or hospital environment.
**Must be a US Citizen and pass a favorable National Agency Check**
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.