Pathologist's Assistant – Baylor College of Medicine – Victoria, TX

Baylor College of Medicine


Performs gross dissection of surgical specimens, selecting appropriate tissue to be submitted for histologic review and dictating verbal reports regarding the specimens.

Job Duties
  • Performs gross dissection using standard dissection protocols of surgical specimens, selecting appropriate tissue to be submitted for histologic review.
  • Dictates verbal reports regarding the specimens in a clear, complete, sufficient manner.
  • Effectively communicate deficiencies to appropriate personnel, including deficiencies related to specimens, reports, paperwork, database information, and equipment.
  • Collects fresh tissue for the special studies if necessary.
  • Prepare quality assurance reports.
  • Review and revise reports, CPT charge codes.
  • Instruct and advise personnel on pathology techniques and procedures.
  • Photographs specimens for documentation.
  • Utilized Digital Pathology for slide scanning and creating digital images for pathology review.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
  • Assists in assuring laboratory readiness for all accrediting agency inspections.
  • Assists the Medical Director in formulating, administrating, and analyzing goals and objective for the histology laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from a NAACLS approved Pathologist’s Assistant program.
  • Six months of relevant experience.
  • Certified as a Pathologist’s Assistant by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP-PA).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Experience with computer systems.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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