Atlantic Health System

Pathology Support Technician, Overlook Medical Center

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Summit
Position Type
Allied Health
03701300- LAB-Anatomic Pathology
Overlook Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a Per Diem Pathology Support Technician for the Anatomic Pathology Department at Overlook Medical Center to work 3pm-7pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday including, every other Saturday as needed.


  • Manage the receipt, storage and disposal of surgical pathology cases including:
    • Receiving and accessioning Pathology specimens
    • Entering orders in EPIC and Powerpath (HIS & LIS) with utmost accuracy
    • Contributes to monthly QA to be maintained for the Department
    • Accurately match and label specimen containers with surgical requisition
    • Accurately correlate cassettes with surgical numbers
    • Maintain specimen deficiencies in Powerpath.
  • Specimen Management and Technical Duties:
    • Assist Pathologist with specimen dissections and other requests as instructed
    • Prepare grossing area for Pathologist daily and after each frozen
    • Specimen management tasks such as inventory and dispensation of "receipt
      only" specimens, storage and environmental disposal of autopsy tissues and
      surgical specimens etc.
    • Acquire and maintain basic proficiency in Histotechnology to produce basic
      frozen section slides including staining and cover-slipping
    • Prepare frozen tissue to be sent to the Consolidated Laboratory
    • Stain Touch Preps, Squash Preps and Diff Quiks for Pathologist
    • Assist with FNAs for CAT SCAN and Head and Neck Surgery
    • Pick up specimens from OR and other on-site locations
    • Prepare specimens for send-out.


Minimum Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates Degree in Science or a related field (Biology/Chemistry) or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

Minimum Experience:

  • 1 Year of experience in a Laboratory setting
  • Basic computer knowledge to include Microsoft Office Suite; Interest and skills in biological sciences

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status. 


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