Pathologists' Assistant - LLS Autopsy Services - London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care.

Posting Date:Thu, 03 Dec 2020
Date to Apply By: 24 Dec 2020
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital, N6A 5A5
City: London

Pathologists' Assistant - LLS Autopsy Services
London Health Sciences Centre

Job ID: 74241
Location: London Health Sciences Centre
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Open: November 25, 2020
Deadline: December 24, 2020

This position is covered by a collective agreement. Applications from outside the bargaining unit are
welcome but can only be considered if the position is not filled from within this bargaining unit.

Department Name
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – LLS Autopsy Services
Applications are invited for a Pathologists’ Assistant position in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine–
Autopsy Suite/Surgical Gross Room. Assignments within the Autopsy Suite include assisting with the
performance of both hospital and medical-legal autopsies along with other supportive functions in the
area. Assignments within the Surgical Gross Room include examining, describing, dissecting and sampling
Surgical Gross Specimens along with other supportive functions in the area. All primary functions are
performed under the direction of a pathologist.

Rate of Pay: $37.18 per hour - $46.08 per hour
Duration of Contract: December 18,2020 - September 9, 2021

• Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences / Biology related) or equivalent to the hospital
• Successful completion of a Master’s level Pathologists Assistant degree program
• Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP)–Section of Pathologists Assistant or American
Association of Pathology Assistants (AAPA) membership registration an asset
• Minimum 1-year related job experience preferred
• Strong knowledge of Anatomy
• Working knowledge of autopsy procedures, practices and equipment used in the Autopsy Suite
• Working knowledge of the handling, examination and processing of complex surgical specimens and
the associated equipment
• Demonstrated computer literacy (MS Outlook, internet/intranet)
• Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail are essential
• Demonstrated ability working in a team environment with strong interpersonal, communication
and conflict resolution skills
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate, develop and maintain effective relationships within healthcare
• Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated flexibility and the ability to manage change in a dynamic environment
• Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
• Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
• Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
• Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
• Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella
(chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio, Meningitis.
• Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable. As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

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