Pathology Physician Assistant / Autopsy Assistant / San Francisco

Location: California-San Francisco
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job Assignment Date: September 15, 2020 to September 14, 2025 (1825 days)
Job ID: 22422311
Category: Surgical Physician Assistant Job
Company: Locums, Inc.
Contact: Duncan Niederer
Practice Type:   Hospital
Job Posted: 08/31/20

Pathology Physician Assistant / Autopsy Assistant / San Francisco - 22422311

Locums, Inc. is seeking a Physician Assistant to assist the Pathologist perform autopsies at the client facilities located in San Francisco, CA.  Candidates will perform full post-mortem examinations to determine the presence or absence of disease. This is a long-term, multiyear assignment All state and Federal licenses accepted. 

About the Opportunity:

- Period of Performance will be 9/15/20 to 9/14/21 with 4 option years

- Hours are 8am through 4:30pm, M-F

- No on-call hours, weekends or holidays

- Client facility located in downtown San Francisco

- Candidate responsibilities include:

  • Collecting appropriate post-mortem tissue samples and fluid samples for evaluation
  • Correlating the gross pathology with patient’s clinical disposition and presents findings to Pathologist
  • Preparation of the dissection suite instruments and equipment
  • Conducting primary dissection of patient
  • Cleaning and decontamination of the morgue and dissection suite
  • Preparation of patient for receipt by mortician
  • Preparing and storing specimens, slides, and blocks for weekly organ demonstrations in the Client’s Pathology service

Requirements:

- Active and unrestricted state or Federal Physician Assistant license

- Has thorough familiarity with normal and abnormal human anatomy

- Has thorough understanding of surgical methodology for dissection