This position maintains the autopsy facility and works closely with the Forensic Pathologist in assisting with autopsies.
Work is characterized by a variety of tasks ranging from low level clerical work to specialized pathology work. A Pathology Technician must pay strict attention to detail, be able to multi-task, and problem solve. Work involves a variety of sensitive and highly confidential material. The ideal candidate is organized, self motivated, adaptable, detail oriented, and able to work under heightened emotional situations and unpleasant conditions.
Scope of Interpersonal Contacts:
The Pathology Technician is primarily involved with internal interpersonal contacts. Occasionally, the Pathology Technician interacts with outside professionals and the bereaved. Such contacts require good interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, tact, discretion, etiquette, and good judgment.
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