Administrative Assistant - Pathology

Administration / Office Staff Louisville, Kentucky

Job Summary:

The Pathology Assistant will provide administrative help to the Pathologist as it relates to specimens and slides. 

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Distribute slides to Pathologist
  • Transcribe dictation and input diagnoses into path reports
  • Troubleshooting and resolve inquiries from both outside and inside clients
  • Input patient specimen requisitions
  • Prepare specimens for grossing
  • Other duties as assigned 

Required Skills: 

  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Previous transcription experience
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on multiple task simultaneously
  • Possess a clear understanding of prioritization of task
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Must have experience with data entry and computers
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must be a self-starter/ independent worker ; works with minimal supervision
  • Familiar with CPT/ICD10 coding 

Education and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum Education of a HS Diploma/GED; Associates Degree preferred
  • Proficient typing speed with high accuracy rate
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Medical/ clinical experience preferred