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Assistant-Administrative Pathology

Job ID: 5270
Job Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS


The Administrative Assistant - Pathology Support provides a variety of both clerical and administrative support to the Pathologists and Department of Pathology. The positions requires candidate to understand and carefully follow pathology lab protocols and guidelines; have transcription experience with high proficiency; knowledge of computer programs, databases and software application.


Prepares slides, reports, clinical history and other related documents for presentation by the pathologists for Tumor Board.

Validates charges for surgical cases making necessary changes based on established criteria.

Handles a heavy phone volume, fielding calls from patients, clinicians and their staff on updates and follow up.

Performs electronic registration of laboratory outreach specimens. This includes verification of required demographic, insurance and physician information, and when necessary, contacting physicians' offices and other hospital departments to obtain missing information.

Accessions surgical specimens in accordance with established protocols.

Faxes/Scans reports to and from outside facilities, and all records required for quality assurance.

Supports anatomical pathologists with slide and report requests.

Coordinates send-outs for complex pathology testing and special studies.

Retrieves, processes and packages slides and reports for outside consultations or second option as requested by pathologists, clinicians, or patients, including cases for litigation.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education: Associate of Science of Applied Science in medical transcription, health information technology or medical assistance with emphasis in medical transcription or related degree. 4 years experience in related field may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Experience: 2 years of experience with an Associate's Degree or 4 years of related experience.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 16925 - Assistant-Administrative
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS Pathology General MBMC
Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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