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Mercy Health Youngstown is offering an exciting opportunity for a Certified Pathology Assistant to meet the growing demand for pathology services at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Our progressive Pathology department includes a grossing room which is less then 5 years old, with grossing stations also less than 5 years old. We are seeking a Certified Pathology Assistant to provide high quality and personalized care. The candidate will work with an exceptional team of 11 Pathologists who are part of our outstanding pathologist department.
About Mercy Health Youngstown:
Bon Secours Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners, is an integrated health system in the Mahoning Valley, which encompasses the Youngstown/Warren metropolitan area Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties in Ohio. It is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, which is headquartered in Cincinnati and is the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest Catholic health systems in the United States. It is affiliated with several medical schools including Northeast Ohio Medical University just north and Lake Erie College of Medicine northeast of the area.
Bon Secours Mercy Health Youngstown provides a full spectrum of healthcare services – acute inpatient and trauma, outpatient and ambulatory, rehabilitation, behavioral, emergency and urgent care, primary care physicians in patient-centered medical homes, specialist physician care, home health, home medical equipment, long-term care and hospice care, as well as Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley. Learn more at: www.BSMHealth.org.
Bon Secours Mercy Health Physicians offers an extensive network of physicians and is the largest group in the Mahoning Valley. Our team includes primary care physicians and a wide range of specialties.
Situated an hour’s drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh, Youngstown is at the center of the Mahoning Valley. With a population of 550,000, it’s a comfortable and inviting community with excellent schools and affordable housing, plus dozens of galleries, museums, performance venues and historic sites.
Mahoning County is home to lush parks and miles of hiking and biking trails. Several nearby lakes are great places to spend the day on the water. Plus, you’re just an hour south of beautiful Lake Erie.
The Youngstown area has been ranked #4 in the country for top-quality public golf courses, with more than a dozen to play.
Northeast Ohio is home to some of the finest domestic wineries in the country with varietals unique to the climate. The local dining scene satisfies “foodies” with a wide variety of cuisine.
From the professional Youngstown Symphony Orchestra to the longest continually running community theater in the U.S., the arts are playing an important part in the rebirth of the area. The unique Butler Institute of American Art is home to over 20,000 works created solely by American artists.
In addition to traditional malls, you’ll find everything from Ohio’s only indoor Amish Market to quaint antique shops and one of Ohio’s most unique farmers markets.
The area offers USHL hockey, Division 1 NCAA football and Class A baseball. It’s easy to take in the game of your choice close to home. For major league sports, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are just an hour away. Youngstown is perfectly situated for those who like to travel with 3 international airports within an hour’s drive.
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Pathology Assistant performs gross examination and description on all accessioned specimens. Through working knowledge, representative samples of tissue are submitted for microscopic evaluation. When appropriate, the pathologist is consulted during the examination. The Pathology Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Pathologists and the Histology Supervisor. Autopsy services are not performed at Mercy Health Youngstown.
It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with the Ministry’s Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand, listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions, decision making and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop, implement and monitor short- and long-range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.
Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 5 years experience preferred. Registry eligible candidates will be considered (new graduates)
4 Years/Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or Biology Related Major
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We’ll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
Paid time off
And much more
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Pathology - St. Elizabeth
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email email@example.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at firstname.lastname@example.org