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Pathology Laboratory Assistant

Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Pathology Laboratory Assistant to join our team of mission-driven Laboratory professionals at Mercy Medical Center's Life Labs in Springfield, MA. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for is responsible for collection, triaging, delivery, accessioning, quality and tracking of all incoming gross pathology specimens

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Become a valued member of an excellent, dedicated health care team
  • Engaged leadership
  • Growth opportunities
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Generous shift differentials

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full-time, 40 hours, 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Highly Detailed Work: Picks up specimens from locations as needed and transports appropriately to the Pathology department and correctly identify specimens, registers, accessions and tracks, and delivers to appropriate location/department including send out testing. Performs frozen sections, assists with FNA's and other procedures. Ensures supplies are ordered and organized for department.
  • Excellent Communicator: Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with colleagues and physician offices.
  • Technical Familiarity: Ensures appropriate handling of blocks, specimens, and cassettes. Performs appropriate lab maintenance. Properly cleans and disinfects equipment, instruments and work areas. Confirms and verifies results by having in-depth knowledge of techniques, principles, and instrumentation. Understanding of computer-based applications (email, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office).
  • Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required,
  • Experience: Hospital based pathology laboratory or gross room experience preferred.
  • Skills: Organized and have the ability to learn new techniques, procedures and regulations efficiently. Able to organize workload effectively and work quickly with high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health Corporation, Springfield , Pathology Laboratory Assistant, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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