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Pathology Associate I

Everett, Washington, États-Unis Numéro de demande970
15 octobre 2020

Do you want to be part of a fast-paced team that works hard and has fun? Do you want to help support the advancement in human health?  Pathology Associate I will provide high quality and timely processing of pathological specimens through gross examinations, necropsies, tissue trimming and tissue processing as specified in company protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).



  • Perform necropsy procedures on, but not limited to, mice, rats, rabbits, canines, and nonhuman primates
  • Organ weighing
  • Perform bone trimming and decalcification procedures and processing
  • Perform trimming procedures (procurement of tissue samples from specified organ systems for processing)
  • Use of an Electronic Data Capture System (EDCS)
  • Heat sealing
  • Archiving
  • Quality check (QC) review
  • Review protocols for correctness
  • Attend in protocol reviews, pre-necropsy meetings and departmental meetings
  • Complete study set-up
  • Maintain necropsy suites, trim rooms and other Pathology lab areas
  • Maintain instruments and equipment
  • Maintaining facility records (i.e., fridge/freezer storage records, wet room storage records, equipment use logs)
  • Assist with chemical management by maintaining stock and working solutions
  • Assist with waste management
  • Ordering and stocking
  • Cross training in Histology
  • Tissue cassette printing
  • Specialized necropsies and tissue trimming procedures as required by protocols
  • Fetal reproductive necropsies


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) preferred; Associates degree or additional work experience acceptable
  • Experience in a biological science or laboratory related work if B.S. or B.A. degree requirement not met
  • ALAT or LAT certification preferred.
  • Basic computer software skills (MS Office Suite) required
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, software manuals, study documents, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
  • Ability to understand and utilize appropriate mathematical concepts for calculating and interpreting scientific data
  • Basic bench chemistry skills required. Aptitude to learn new pathology and histology techniques
  • General reading, writing, and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills to include effective communication with supervisors, co-workers, clients, visitors, etc.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables, should possess the ability to deal with problems arising in a variety of research situations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of anatomic biology preferred


Autres détails

  • Type de paie À heure
  • Études requises Baccalauréat
  • Date de début de la tâche 17 août 2020
  • Everett, Washington, États-Unis