Atlantic Health System

Pathology Assistant

Position Type
11:00am - 7:00pm
Allied Health
02710200- MP Lab - Histology
Morris Plains


Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Pathology Assistant for our Atlantic Consolidated Laboratory to join a team of 18 pathologists, 6 full-time PA’s and biopsy technicians in Morris Plains to work 11am-7pm including every other weekend. This is an excellent opportunity to join Atlantic Health System Laboratories in Morris Plains, NJ. Why work and live in a costly city with a stressful commute when you can work in Morristown, NJ? Come join our team and in exchange we offer you a top-notch competitive salary, $2500 allowance a year towards CME’s (with meeting time pay of 5 days), vacation time, excellent health insurance, dental, vision and prescription plan, and a 403(b).


Under the direction of Board-Certified Pathologists, the Pathologist Assistant will assist the Pathologist in the preparation and performance of all gross surgical examinations

  • Assisting in the preparation and performance of surgical specimen dissection by ensuring appropriate specimen accessioning
  • Obtaining pertinent clinical information and studies
  • Describing gross anatomic features
  • Dissecting surgical specimens
  • Preparing and submitting tissue for histologic processing
  • Obtaining and submitting specimens for additional analytic procedures (flow cytometry, IF, EM etc.)
  • Assisting in photographing gross specimens.


Minimum Education:

  • Master’s Degree from a Pathologist Assistant Program or related field required
  • Pathologist Assistant Certification through the ASCP required within first year of employment
  • Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in Anatomic Pathology including surgical pathology, histology procedures/techniques, gross dissection of surgical specimens preferred
  • New graduates welcome!

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined 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, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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