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Arizona Temporary Pathologists' Assistant

Nicklas Medical Staffing | Oct 16, 2020 10:30:00 AM


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Temporary Pathologists' Assistant
13 Weeks
Start date anytime from now to the end of 2022


  • Hours: 8am to 5pm, but sometimes the PA’s work on a staggered schedule slightly for 7:30-4:30 or 9-6pm shifts.
  • Two PAs.Grossing is also performed by pathology residents.~18,000 specimens per year.
  • Temp PA’s do not perform autopsies.
  • The PA may be asked to assist on frozen sections only if they have the experience. Frozens are currently performed primarily by residents.
  • The specimen types range from small biopsies to large complicated cancer resection specimens including: Whipple resections, prostatectomies, lots of breast resections, soft tissue and sarcoma resections, laryngectomies and mandibulectomies.
  • Biobanking of tumor cases.
  • Evaluate renal biopsies to determine adequacy.
  • There are residents and medical students learning to gross – the PA should feel comfortable in this environment as he/she may be asked questions regarding proper grossing technique from the trainees. Any prior teaching experience is helpful.
  • Cerner and Fusion Dictate


Nicklas Medical Staffing also offers a highly competitive benefits package that includes:

  • malpractice insurance
  • 401(k) and Roth IRA with fully vested matching funds
  • health, dental, and vision coverage from day one!
  • Paid travel and paid meals
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