Dominion Pathology Associates of Roanoke, VA seeks a full-time Pathologists’ Assistant to join our team. You will join our two full-time Pathologists’ Assistants and a full-time grossing technician. The successful candidate will be ASCP certified or eligible and a graduate of a NAACLS accredited program. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to an experienced candidate.
Our laboratory is located within Carilion Clinic’s Roanoke Memorial Hospital, a 750-bed Level I Trauma Center. Specimens are obtained from an extensive 7 hospital network and numerous outpatient facilities throughout Southwestern Virginia. We are a busy, multidisciplinary private practice of 9 pathologists. The surgical case volume is approximately 45,000 routine and complex surgical specimens annually. We have performed 22 neonatal and adult autopsies year to date. The hospital is the primary teaching hospital for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and we occasionally have 4th-year medical students and interns rotate through the department. We are also a clinical rotation site for the Eastern Virginia Medical School Pathologists’ Assistant program and routinely have a PA student with us.
The successful candidate will be an independent, self-directed individual who thrives in a busy environment. The current average workload is approximately 25 cases and 150 blocks per PA, per day. There are no on-call responsibilities and no weekends currently. However, occasional evening coverage is required. The applicant must be comfortable teaching residents, medical students, and Pathologists’ Assistant students.
A comprehensive benefits package is included as well as up to $10,000 relocation assistance.
Roanoke is a small city, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia. It is located halfway between Atlanta and NYC just off of Interstate 81. We offer quick access to both the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Numerous lakes and rivers are nearby for boating, canoeing, and kayaking. Shenandoah National Park is located less than 2 hours away.