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Jordan Hospital Lab Assistant/Pathology Prep in Plymouth, Massachusetts


  • Pick up Surgical and Cytology specimens from different areas of the Hospital numerous times during the day. Requires significant walking.

  • Documents specimen problems as directed and according to policy

  • Register and accession all surgical and cytology specimens.

  • Responsible for calling doctors’ offices, floors and other departments to obtain or correct patient/specimen information.

  • Prepare, stain and cover slip GYN and NGYN Cytology and occasional frozen section specimens.

  • Maintenance of Thin Prep Processor, centrifuge, stainer, coverslipper and imaging equipment.

  • Responsible for monitoring supply levels and record keeping.

  • Disposal of hazardous chemicals.

  • Assist in histology lab activities such as pulling slides off stainers, handing out slides, and other basic functions.

  • Provides assistance in Quality Assurance Program.

  • Accurate filing slides and blocks as needed.

  • Participates in workflow improvements

  • Maintain clean laboratory space as directed and according to policy.

  • Maintain readiness of Fine Needle Aspiration cart

  • Prepare specimens for any required send out testing.

  • Training of new employees.

  • Organize supplies and reagents.

  • And all other related duties.

    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Education/Experience Required:

  • Successful completion of Medical Terminology test.

  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of anatomy.

  • Working knowledge of Histology/Pathology Lab strongly preferred.

  • Successful completion of pathology test.

  • Written and verbal English skills at 12th grade level

  • Ability to perform mathematics at 12th grade level