Pathologists’ Assistant (Part-Time)


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a part-time Pathologists’ Assistant. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Under general supervision of a pathologist, independently perform or assist in dissection, describing, and histologic sampling of a full range of surgical specimens
  • Perform specimen photography and radiography
  • Perform frozen sections and other intraoperative consultations
  • Procure tissue for tumor banking and research studies
  • Participate in the orientation and training of residents, fellows, new employees, and Pathologists’ Assistant students in surgical pathology protocols and procedures
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve problems related to surgical pathology
  • Participate and/or assist in accessioning and labeling specimens


  • This is a contract position that’s anticipated to last for one year
  • Eligible to convert to career


  • Must be able to work outside of normal shift hours and/or overtime
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PA (ASCP) certified or must pass PA (ASCP) exam within 12 months of hire
  • 2 or more years of relevant work experience, preferred¬†

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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