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Gross Room Supervisor/UKHC

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Gross Room Supervisor/UKHC
Requisition Number RE16383
Working Title Gross Room Supervisor
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 13
Salary Range $71,323-115,086/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

Certified Pathologists Assistant (American Society for Clinical Pathologists)

Physical Requirements

Standing for long periods of time; lifting of specimens and objects; exposure to chemicals, blood, tissue, and body fluids; must wear personal protective equipment for long periods of time.


Monday-Friday, variable hours

Job Summary

This position will serve as supervisor, practitioner, educator and a role model for residents, students, and staff members on grossing complex and small specimens, as well as performing frozen sections, specimen photography, and supporting tissue procurement for clinical research. Under administrative direction of the Associate Director and Medical Director will establish and maintain an efficient grossing and frozen section area. Oversees daily operations of the surgical pathology gross room and organizes workflow by distributing work/specimens to other PAs and residents. In addition to grossing complex and small specimens, the incumbent will perform duties relating to the administrative maintenance of surgical pathology protocols, procedures, reports, and data; as well as, conduct employee orientation, training, competency,and performance evaluations. PA certification required. Approximately 30,000 surgicals annually; Pathology Residents; Mon-Fri day shift

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Gross dissection and frozen section technique; CoPath Plus experience desired; experience in academic medical center preferred; previous supervisory experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Completion of NAACLS accredited Pathologists Assistant training program or equivalent and at least one year of paid supervisory experience as a Pathologists Assistant in an academic medical center preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/27/2019
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The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-02-11

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