Sharp HealthCare Pathologist Assistant in San Diego, California


The Pathologist Assistant will work for all Sharp HealthCare Pathology departments and performs gross dictation of surgical specimens to include large organ, and all small tissue types.

The Sharp Pathology Core Lab facility is the testing site for more Esoteric Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Testing. The Core Laboratory performs primarily Esoteric Immunology, Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostic testing for the entire Sharp HealthCare system and is operational 24 hours per day/7 days per week. We are proud to have a team of very committed and highly performing employees! Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, professional growth, flexible scheduling and work/life balance. Take your career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Pathologist Assistant, ASCP, Grossing, Laboratory, Lab, Pathology, PA, PA-ASCP


Qualified candidates may be eligible for a Relocation Bonus


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County


8-hour variable shift; including weekends as needed

This is a Full-Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree AND must have or be eligible for ASCP certification as a Pathologists’ Assistant – PA(ASCP)

  • ASCP must be obtained within 6 months of start date

  • One year recent experience grossing complex level 2C specimens

  • Preparation, gross description and dissection of human tissue surgical specimens and of human postmortem examinations

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

  • Two or more years’ experience grossing simple (1, 2A and 28) and complex (2C) cases

Job: *Laboratory Jobs

Organization: *75200 - Lab Pathology

Title: Pathologist Assistant

Location: San Diego-Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 87266