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Pathologists Assistant-Full Time (Days)

Fair Oaks Hospital 641573 Full Time 3600 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033, US

Job Description

Fairfax Medical Campus is hiring a Full Time Pathologists Assistant to work days!

Inova Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
  • Competitive salary: Pay based experience
  • Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work
  • Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!

See Full List of Benefits Here: 2023 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

Minimum Education:

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant program within the last five years


  • Must be PA (ASCP) certified or eligible and pass the board exam within 24 months of hire.

Years of Experience:

  • Per College of American Pathologists (CAP): three months of experience including; Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the AAPA,  NAACLS or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may be included in the 60 semester hours listed within Education notes) or at least three months of recorded laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing. No experience required if graduated from an accredited Pathologist Assistant Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Process pathology specimens while maintaining positive specimen identification, obtaining pertinent patient clinical history and describing gross anatomic features.
  • To help achieve our mission, you will dissect and prepare surgical specimens for processing and maintain grossing stations to ensure quality preparation of all specimens.
  • Your ability to assist and perform frozen sections, evaluate/submit fresh renal biopsy tissue and submit specimens in proper media for esoteric testing is of vital importance.
  • Assisting in the preparation and performance of postmortem examinations is required.
  • Participating in professional growth opportunities to maintain competency and certification requirements, while performing administrative and teaching duties when needed, is expected.


Inova’s Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy 

Inova Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. To fulfill this commitment, Inova Health System does not discriminate in any employment-related decision and administers all of its employment programs, procedures and practices without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions and lactation), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information. Inova operates both affirmative action and equal opportunity programs, consistent with federal and state requirements, including Governor's Executive Order One (2018). Consistent with federal and state requirements, Inova also prohibits retaliation against any person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice.